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Postsecondary education opportunities for students with intellectual disability (ID) steadily increased between 2015 and 2020, in part due to a federal model demonstration program called the Transition and Postsecondary Program for Students with Intellectual Disability (TPSID).
September 20, 2022
[Project: National Coordinating Center] At Think College, we really believe in sharing resources. In July, we hosted the annual Project Director meeting for federally funded Transition and Postsecondary Education Programs for Students with Intellectual Disability (TPSID). TPSID staff and community partners presented many great sessions.
September 13, 2022
[Project: Inclusive Higher Education Network] A brand new Affinity Group is launching this month! The newly formed Career and Technical Education (CTE) Affinity Group will kick off on September 20, 2022 from 3-4 p.m. ET via Zoom.
September 2, 2022
The Higher Education Act, the main piece of federal legislation that affects inclusive college programs, is not being reviewed by Congress right now. So, why should you still pay attention to what Congress is up to?
August 23, 2022
This Affinity Group is designed for people who are currently involved in research in inclusive higher education or those who would like to become more involved. The October meeting will take place in-person at the State of the Art Conference.
Date: Oct 20, 2022 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
August 15, 2022
[Project: Inclusive Higher Education Network] The Think College Inclusive Higher Education Network brought together their team members and project partners on July 20th, in Cleveland, OH.
August 2, 2022
[Project: National Coordinating Center] The annual TPSID Project Director meeting was held in Cleveland, Ohio on July 18 and 19 where the 2020-2025 cohort was finally able to gather in person. It was a productive and enjoyable meeting for all!
July 25, 2022
How are youth with intellectual disability and autism preparing for postsecondary education and employment? In this recorded presentation, Think College staff, Meg Grigal and Clare Papay, share findings from the Institute of Education Sciences funded Moving Transition Forward project.
July 21, 2022
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.
July 12, 2022
The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Affinity Group brings together those who are currently involved in inclusive postsecondary programs at CTE institutions or those who would like to become more involved in expanding CTE opportunities for students with intellectual disability.
Date: May 16, 2023 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
July 8, 2022