Additional Resources

  • The Age of Majority Transition Guide by the Iowa Department of Education explains rights and responsibilities after students reach age 18 and are considered legal adults in the state of Iowa. Additionally, it includes frequently used special education terminology and acronyms.
  • The Iowa State Bar Association created this page that outlines those rights and responsibilities that come about as a result of turning 18 and gaining adult status in the eyes of the law. Knowing the law and your rights is very important when you enter adulthood. Not knowing them could result in unfortunate consequences that may affect your life for years to come. Learning about the law and your rights now could save you from making poor decisions in the future. The information below is meant to be a guide to introduce you to adulthood. The Iowa State Bar Association always recommends speaking with an attorney concerning any legal questions you may have. If you are in need of an attorney, please visit
  • Talent Knows No Limits offers some great tools including:
  • The Iowa Department of Transportation has some great resources for students to practice for their driver’s license test. Online practice tests are available in both English and Spanish.