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Catch the Wave conference

March 6, Aberdeen
March 17, Brookings
March 19, Mitchell
March 31, Rapid City


Catch The Wave is a one-day conference designed specifically for high school students who have a disability and are considering postsecondary education (either college or technical institute). Students will learn about preparing for college life, securing appropriate accommodations, and developing self-advocacy and communication skills. Highlights of the conference will be panel discussions with individuals who have a disability and have experienced a postsecondary setting, as well as disability coordinators discussing entrance and eligibility requirements.

High school students, parents, special education teachers and school counselors are all encouraged to attend. The cost is $5 per person. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required. To register, contact your regional transition liaison.

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