Postsecondary Education





TIPS 4 Kids (Missouri LEND) Hosts Successful Leadership Project Poster Session

TIPS 4 Kids, Missouri's LEND, hosted a poster session of trainee's yearlong leadership projects. Approximately 100 students, faculty, community stakeholders, and practitioners attended. Rep. Sara Walsh, of the Missouri House of Representatives, was also in attendance, and we look forward to future collaboration with her and other members of the Missouri House of Representatives.



SC UCEDD Hosts Screening of Dan Habib's New Film "Intelligent Lives"

The Center for Disability Resources (SC UCEDD) is pleased to share photos and info about our screening last week of Dan Habib's excellent new film "Intelligent Lives". We and our co-sponsor, the SC DD Council, had events with both public school students and the general public with the film maker Dan Habib. A screening of two of his brief transition films and a panel discussion at a local high school in the afternoon was attended by middle school and high school special education students and teachers.

Carol Britton Laws says she hopes her students


Dr. Carol Britton Laws (GA IHDD/UCEDD) Featured on UGA Today

Carol Britton Laws, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, is the founding director of UGA's first inclusive postsecondary education program for youth with intellectual disabilities: Destination Dawgs.



The Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University Announces the 2018 PATHS Graduation

The Postsecondary Access and Training in Human Services (PATHS) program at Texas A&M University is honored to announce the 2018 graduates. This year, 18 young men and women successfully graduated from the PATHS certificate program. 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. Dr. Dalun Zhang, Director of the Center on Disability and Development welcomed everyone to the 2018 Graduation ceremony, while Ms. Tracy Glass, the PATHS Program Director presented the Director's Address.



Civil Rights Principles for the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965

AUCD joins 50 organizations in support

For children and adults with disabilities and their families, the Higher Education Act is of critical importance. AUCD has joined nearly 50 other organizations in signing onto civil rights principles that we believe must be included in the upcoming reauthorization of that law. The Higher Education Act creates opportunities for higher education for students with intellectual disability through its creation of the Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Disabilities (TPSIDs).




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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



The Postsecondary Education Research Center Project (PERC)

Information and Resources on College Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities


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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