Think College Webinar Series

Think College Webinar Series

Monday, November 24, 2014- Thursday, May 21, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar

Family Engagement
Monday, November 24, 2014, 3-4 pm Eastern
Presented by: Brian Freedman, University of Delaware and Dana Yarbrough, Virginia Commonwealth University

Staff from two Transition and Postsecondary Education Programs (TPSID) will share promising practices for engaging families in college programs for students with ID, as well as share the results of a survey of programs that explored the strategies for family engagement that are currently in practice.

Using Technology to Support College Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 3-4 pm Eastern
Presented by: Lori Cooney, Think College and Phyllis Brodsky, University of Arizona

This engaging session will share what we are learning about the best technology tools to support college students with ID - including tablets, smart phones, apps and other software. Lots of ideas for apps to download will be shared!

Participatory Action Research
Monday, February 23, 2015, 3-4 pm Eastern
Presented by: Maria Paiewonsky, Think College

This session will describe how college students with intellectual disabilities are conducting research into their experiences in college using Participatory Action Research strategies. Examples of research studies that have been conducted will be discussed, and a free downloadable guide to supporting participatory action research on college campuses will be shared.

Inclusive Campus Communities
Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 3-4 pm Eastern
Presented by: Melissa Jones, Northern Kentucky University and Molly Boyle, Think College

Several people working in postsecondary education programs for students with ID have been engaged in an ongoing discussion related to the creation of truly inclusive campus communities. In this webinar, they will share promising practices that support inclusion.

Vocational Rehabilitation Supports for College Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Thursday, May 21, 2015, 3-4 pm Eastern
Presented by: Maria Dragoumanos, Think College

Several Transition and Postsecondary Education Programs for Students with ID (TPSID) projects have developed innovative agreements with Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) in their respective states. This webinar will share the details of those agreements and give examples of how VR is supporting postsecondary education for students with ID

Registration is required, and space is limited.