Think College in the Media

1/15/18 | #25-College & High School: "Think College" for Students with Disabilities, featured on the LOMAH website and via podcast.

The Land of Milk and Honey interviewed Cate Weir for this podcast on college options for students with differing abilities. The interviewer, Kim Albrecht, asks questions about the website, the college database, and the history of the Think College project.

12/21/17 | Opportunities Rise for College Students with Intellectual Disabilities, featured in the Christian Science Monitor

This article highlights the growth in college programs for students with ID, with a link to the Think College website and quotes from Tom Sannicandro and Debra Hart.

12/2/17 | David Seville is the Heart of Clemson Football, featured on ESPN YouTube channel

David, graduate of the Clemson LIFE program, is now the equipment manager of the championship Clemson football team. David, his dad, and the football coach are interviewed, as are other friends of David.

11/20/17 | Leaving College with Lots of Benefits – But No Degree, featured on WXXI a New York State affiliate of NPR

In the second episode of the podcast, Exited, meet three young people as they leave college experiences for the real world. Cate Weir is interviewed.

8/3/17 | Developmentally Disabled, and Going to College, featured in The New York Times

This Education Life special feature, including comments by Cate Weir, covers the experiences of students with intellectual disability who are taking classes in a variety of postsecondary settings. It also examines the challenges and benefits of initiatives to include these students in college and university communities.

5/20/17 | Joshua Williams has special needs — and he’s proudly off to college, featured in The Seattle Times

An opinion piece contributed by Joshua’s parents, Tony & Cindi Williams, this article is about how the family discovered that Joshua had options after high school, and how the Think College website changed their lives.

5/1/17 | The Path to Higher Education With an Intellectual Disability, featured in The Atlantic

Students with disabilities who attend postsecondary programs that emphasize work experience have a better chance of finding fulfilling work. Meg Grigal is quoted in the article, citing an employment rate of 40% for students completing federally funded TPSID programs.