The Difference Between High School and University for Students with Disabilities
The transition from high school to university can be a difficult one for any student. For students with disabilities, the transition can be especially challenging as students begin to navigate the system in an unfamiliar environment and advocate on their own behalf.
Some students with disabilities are met with feelings of confusion and anxiety upon entering university. They quickly learn that university is NOT merely an extension of high school. The dramatic increase in responsibility placed on student initiative in university may be magnified as they comprehend the expectations, practices and roles of disability offices.
The CSD has attempted to address some of the more significant issues that students with disabilities and their parents may face. We encourage new students and parents to review this information contained in the following article and contact the CSD with questions.