5. How young must children be to qualify?

The child must be either

Advocacy Reminders

  • If your child cannot graduate by age 19 because of a disability, ask for a reasonable accommodation. See Question 24.
  • A child age 18 who has finished high school but is taking an MCAS remedial course is eligible until the child turns 19, takes the MCAS retest, or six months after finishing high school course work (whichever is soonest). See DTA Transitions, July 2004, p. 3.