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Find helpful online documents to assist you with learning and sharing information about Transition.
Self-Advocacy and Self- Declaring A Disability in Higher Education
Students with disabilities attending college, trade or vocational school, or other types of post-secondary education settings can request accommodations.
This resource page provides information to assist you in understanding your rights, how to get accommodations, and other information.
If you need legal assistance because you are not able to get the accommodations you need in a post-secondary education setting, please see our How to Apply for Services page for more information.
Who can I contact for accommodations at South Texas College?
Each campus has a Counseling and Disability Student Services office contact person and you can contact them at the following phone numbers.
- Pecan Campus: 956-872-2173
- Mid-Valley Campus: 956-872-1229
- Starr County Campus: 956-488-5853
- Nursing and Allied Health Campus: 956-872-3077
- Technology Campus: 956-872-6125
Who can I contact at UTRGV for accommodations?
Workforce Solutions Contacts- Meet Your Student HireAbility Navigators:
Hidalgo County: (Vacancy)
Hidalgo County: Jasmine Hernandez email@example.com (956) 683.3762
Cameron County: Maria Roussett firstname.lastname@example.org (956) 346-7538
Jim Hogg, Webb, Zapata County: Patricia Rincon email@example.com (956) 794-6500 Ext. 6562
Brooks County / Coastal Bend: Imelda M. Trevino Imelda.firstname.lastname@example.org 1-885-3059 ext 106
Writing Goals in Transition- Examples: (Click on the links below)
The transition plan is based on a student's individual preferences, interests, needs, and strengths. A transition plan identifies opportunities for the student to gain knowledge and skills needed for continuing education, work, and community participation, in preparation for adult life.
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Writing Appropriate Measureable post-Secondary Goals Trainer of Trainers! (TBA)