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resources to help programs learn more about program accreditation standards

Tools to Explore the Program Accreditation Standards

Currently, there is no formal process by which college programs for students with ID can become accredited.  While that process is being created, we offer college programs for students with intellectual disability some tools that they can use to become familiar with Program Accreditation Standards. Click here to learn about and access the tools we have developed. 

Looking Back and Looking Forward: A Personal Perspective on How Accreditation Standards will Improve Inclusive Higher Education

Twenty years ago there were only a few college options for students with intellectual disability. There are now over 300 postsecondary programs nationally serving over 6,500 students. While this is impressive, we still have a long way to go. Stephanie Smith Lee shares how accreditation can help along the way.