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7/14/2017

Video: House Education Committee Roundtable on Access to Higher Education for Students with Disabilities

On July 13, Democrats on the House Committee on Education & the Workforce held a panel discussion on the Improving Access to Higher Education Act. The bill would amend the Higher Education Act and bolster students with disabilities' access to and completion of postsecondary education programs. Watch video of the event >

 
 

6/12/2017

The Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University announces the 2017 PATHS (TX UCEDD)

The Postsecondary Access and Training in Human Services (PATHS) program at Texas A&M University is honored to announce the 2017 graduates. This year, 36 young men and women successfully graduated from the PATHS certificate program. The PATHS certificate program was developed in 2010 by Dr. Cheryl Grenwelge, Director of Transition Service Programs, Associate Professor, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension while working with the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University. The PATHS program is an inclusive certificate program to prepare students with and without disabilities for a career as a Direct Support Professional, who will work with the elderly or people with disabilities in the community; as a Direct Support Para-Professional who will work with school districts; or as a Child Care Professional who will work with children.

 
 
 

Past Events

AUCD 2016 Conference: Navigating Change, Building Our Future Together

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Sunday, December 4, 2016 - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Location: Washington, DC

The AUCD 2016 Conference, "Navigating Change: Building our Future Together," highlights both the change that comes at the end of a Presidential term as well as our need to work together to create a future in which children and adults with disabilities are able to participate fully in all aspects of life as valued members of their communities. Join us to engage in powerful, important, and inspiring personal and professional discourse on December 4-7 in Washington, DC.

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Location: Washington, DC

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State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

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Thursday, December 1, 2016 - Friday, December 2, 2016
Location: Fairfax, VA.

Annual State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities focuses on postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities and provides an opportunity for colleges and universities, researchers, program staff, parents and self-advocates to discuss the current state of policies, research, and practice in the field.

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2016 Southwest Conference on Disability

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - Friday, October 7, 2016
Location: Albuquerque, NM

Join us in Albuquerque for the 2016 Southwest Conference on Disability, October 4 - 7, 2016 during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The conference theme for 2016 is: Reducing Disparities For People With Disabilities Through Systems Change.

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2016 Conference on School Culture, Climate, & Positive Behavior Support (NH UCEDD/LEND)

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Thursday, August 11, 2016 - Friday, August 12, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Durham, NY

Schools and communities continue to face obstacles to addressing behavior, climate, safety, and academic achievement. Establishing a safe school environment using a multi-tiered system of support is related to improved outcomes for all students. This year's conference theme is Transforming Practices, Strengthening Partnerships, Developing Leaders, and will include presentations by national leaders, NH educators, youth, and community partners, plus opportunities for teams to work together and instruction on cutting-edge strategies for school improvement. This event represents an intersection between schools, students, teachers, administrators, behavioral health, youth/family organizations, and community systems at the pre-school, elementary, secondary, and post-secondary levels.

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MIND Institute's Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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Friday, August 5, 2016
Location: UC Davis Conference Center, Davis California

The annual MIND Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders is a one-day conference intended for a wide range of professionals. The focus of the Institute is to help participants keep pace with the latest advances in neurodevelopmental research and the most current standards for best practices in prevention, assessment, treatment, and support services, and increase their knowledge and skills in the areas of developmental disabilities, early identification, service provision, inclusion, transition to adulthood, and other medical, legal, social and policy issues related to disabilities.

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9/7/2010

Think College Publications

Newsletters, Fact Sheets and Policy Briefs

Think College Publications Think College! is an initiative of the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston to conduct research, training, and technical assistance for professionals, families, and students related to postsecondary education for individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities

 
 

1/1/2007

The Postsecondary Education Research Center Project (PERC)

Information and Resources on College Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
 
 

1/1/2007

Transition and Post-School Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities: Closing the Gaps to Post-Secondary Education and Employment

National Council on Disability Report
 
 

Research to Practice: Postsecondary Education Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Institute for Community Inclusion Brief
 
 

The George Washington University HEATH Resource Center

Online Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities

 
 

The Next Step

Streaming video, also available for order.

The 19-minute video, "The Next Step," from the Texas DD Council presents personal stories of five Texans with disabilities who enrolled in colleges, universities or technical schools. See the videos on line; videos can also be ordered in DVD and VHS format.

 

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