This guest blog post is written by former Think College intern, Rachel Adams-Duffy. After graduating, Rachel was invited to speak at an elementary school where a fifth grade class recently read the book “Out of my Mind,” a book based on a character that was non-verbal and had Cerebral Palsy.
Hi, I’m Shelby. I started working for Think College in February of this year. I grew up and live in Colorado. Today I am sharing how my state made college possible for students with intellectual disability. In Colorado, the key was to pass state legislation.
Ten teams of policy advocates are preparing to visit Washington, DC in June to learn more about advocacy and disability policy, and then visit their Members of Congress. They are ready to take what they've learned to effect change in the disability community.
Bringing complicated and detailed research to a broad audience through a variety of accessible resources: that is what knowledge translation is.
This guest blog post is written by Think College intern, Rachel Adams-Duffy.