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Numerous services that students with intellectual disability require in college may be covered by Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) or 1915(c) waviers. Examples of covered services include educational coaches, career services, tuition and fees, transportation, assistive technology, and more.
May 12, 2021
Do you work with students with ID or train staff working directly with students with ID? Do you want to implement, increase, or improve paid employment and supports for college students? If so, VCU-RRTC on Employment of Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities has a fantastic opportunity for you: a free online course designed just for you.
April 28, 2021
The Think College National Coordinating Center (NCC) at the Institute for Community Inclusion, UMass Boston is hiring a research associate II to join our evaluation team. We are looking for someone who is passionate about inclusive higher education and who loves working with data.
April 22, 2021
In this one hour webinar recording, originally broadcast in January 2020, Lindsay Wertenberger from Federal Student Aid at the U.S. Department of Education shares the basics of Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary (CTP) programs.
March 31, 2021
The Think College National Coordinating Center is excited to welcome Sheila Johnson to the Knowledge Translation team! Sheila comes to us from, well, the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI). Sheila spent the past 9 years at the ICI communicating the message that adults with intellectual disabilities can and should participate in community integrated employment.
March 29, 2021
Part of any adventure is planning and getting ready - and going to college is no different. This article shares a number of helpful resources that families and teachers can use to support students to be ready for college.
March 24, 2021
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
March 22, 2021
For more than 40 years, there has been a Disability Policy Seminar (DPS) in the nation’s capital, organized and hosted by numerous disability organizations. Until last year! And this year it’s all virtual…. It doesn’t make it any less important or impactful, though.
March 10, 2021
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Kathleen Becht is joining the National Coordinating Center team to coordinate all of its technical assistance and training activities. Technical assistance is a cornerstone activity of the Think College National Coordinating Center, which has provided thousands of hours of direct technical assistance to date to TPSID model demonstration programs, other college programs for students with intellectual disability,
February 11, 2021
We are happy to announce Inside Think College, the new blog from the Think College team. In this blog, we will have the opportunity to share personal perspectives on inclusive higher education from our staff and allies,
January 29, 2021