Georgia

Adult Education

Know Your Rights

  • Education-Related Information for Children and Adults with Disabilities

    Find education-related information from the Federal government for people with disabilities from this section of the DisabilityInfo.gov web site, including: Adult Education and Literacy, Higher Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Educational Rights, Middle and High School, Parent Resources, Research & Statistics, School to Work, Special Education, and Infants and Toddlers. Content Detail

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    First Gov - Your First Click is the U.S. Government
  • Plan for Achieving Self-Support (SSA-545)

    A plan for achieving self--support, or PASS for short, is a plan for your future. Many people with disabilities want to work, and you're probably one of them. But maybe you need to go back to school before you can get a job. Or, maybe you'd like to start your own business, but you don't have the money. Whatever your work goal may be, a PASS can help you reach it. You may download a PASS form in PDF format from this page of the Social Security Administration. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • Red Book - Reference for Employment-Related Programs of Social Security Administration

    The Red Book serves as a general reference source about the employment-related provisions of Social Security Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income Programs for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals, and counselors who serve people with disabilities. The Red Book is from the Social Security Administration web site. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • Resources for Job Seekers with Disabilities

    Georgia's Vocational Rehabilitation Program (VR) provides a wide array of services to persons with disabilities as they prepare for gainful employment. From application to eligibility determination, assessment to job placement, VR professionals located in 53 offices statewide focus on assisting people with disabilities to work. In addition, the following comprehensive web site resources provide information designed to help people with disabilities increase independence and achieve self-sufficiency by becoming full participants in the workplace. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Labor
  • The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Children with Diabetes

    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, known as "IDEA," is a federal law that requires states to provide a "free, appropriate public education" to children with disabilities so that they can be educated to the greatest extent possible along with all other children. Qualifying children are entitled to special education and related services at no cost to their parents. This web site provides more information. Content Detail

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    Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
  • Working While Disabled - A Guide to Achieving Self-Support

    Describes Social Security's Plan for Achieving Self-Support. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • Education: Information for Students

    These web pages contain information for students about schools and education, including (1) Learning resources, (2) Keeping my school safe & drug-free, (3) Preparing for my future, (4) Finding a college, (5) Paying for college, (6) Returning to school, and (7) Getting involved in my community Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Education
  • Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education Web Page

    The Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education oversees the state's system of technical colleges, the adult literacy program, and a host of economic and workforce development programs. DTAE provides a unified system of technical education, customized business and industry training and adult education with programs that use the best available technology and offer easy access to lifelong education and training for all adult Georgians and corporate citizens. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education
  • Job Training Programs

    The Department of Labor's Employment & Training Administration (ETA) funds job training programs to improve the employment prospects of adults, youth, and dislocated workers. These programs are delivered primarily by states through the One-Stop Career Center System. Training programs can vary from state to state depending on the skills that are needed to compete for jobs in the local area. However, all programs are aimed at boosting workers' employability and earnings. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Student Aid on the Web

    The U.S. Department of Education's Federal Student Aid (FSA) programs are the largest source of student aid in America, providing nearly 70% of all student financial aid. Help is available to make education beyond high school financially possible for you or your child. The information provided here is designed to assist you in your college planning. It provides you with access to and information about the products and services that you will need throughout the financial aid process. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Education
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    Spanish / Español
  • Education Benefits for Veterans and the Military

    The Education Service administers a large number of education benefit programs, including: (1) Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty (2) Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve, (3) Veterans Educational Assistance Program, (4) Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program and (5) a Work Study Program. This web site contains information about each of these programs, forms, and much more. Content Detail

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    Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Student Loan Online Application

    In order to receive student financial aid, you need to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every school year. You may use FAFSA on the Web to complete and submit your financial aid application electronically via the Internet. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Education
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    Spanish / Español
  • Students.gov - Student Gateway to the U.S. Government

    This Federal government website contains links to information about how to plan and pay for your education, career development, community service, military service and resources about how the Federal government works. Content Detail

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    First Gov - Your First Click is the U.S. Government
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Services for Veterans

    Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) is the VA program that assists veterans with service-connected disabilities to achieve employment or enhance their ability to function independently at home and in the community. This web site provides more information about VR&E programs. Content Detail

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    State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project