DiversAbility college & career planning
The Transition Academy
The Transition Academy (TTA) is a disability college and career preparation organization based in Kansas City, Missouri. We partner with high schools to make economic inclusion a reality for youth with disabilities in the Kansas City area, especially for young people of color who have historically been failed by systems.
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College and Career Prep Services
Our college and career exploration process
For free college/career preparatioon for high school juniors and seniors with IEPs click the button below to learn more.
You just graduated high school...now what?
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LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL PLANNING
SPED TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
JOB TRAINING TOURS
PARENT/CARETAKER ADVOCACY TRAINING
INDEPENDENT Living Skills And Day Programs
Meet the Founder
The Transition Academy was founded by Kim Riley, a parent determined to make sure students with disabilities get to explore college and career options after high school. And if the option doesn’t exist, let’s create it together. Watch the video to be introduced to Kim and her son.