inclusion

Bridget Advocates for Inclusion

This week's guest blogger is Think College Policy Advocate, Bridget Brown. Bridget is a student at University of Illinois Chicago and traveled to Washington, DC to advocate for more inclusive schools, community options, and competitive employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Everyone Belongs: How College Campus Communities Can and Should Support Students with ID

As important aspects of inclusion and diversity have been thrust to the forefront of everyone’s talking points, we must consider how colleges and universities support all individuals with disabilities on their campuses. For most students with disabilities, this is accomplished through disability support service offices. But what about students with intellectual disabilitiy?

Photo of 3 women sitting in a hallway on college campus, smiling. Left to right: woman in pink sweater, short dark curly hair and glasses, holding a binder; woman in black shirt with red sweater, arms and legs crossed; woman with long blond hair, leaning on woman in red sweater

College Options for Students with ID Expand in Portugal

In October 2020, Meg Grigal, co-PI of the Think College National Coordinating Center (NCC), received an email from Marisa Maia Machado, Researcher at the Department of Education and Psychology at University of Aveiro (UA) in Portugal. Marisa explained that she became passionate about including students with intellectual and developmental disabilitie

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National Coordinating Center