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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
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 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
Students use Veterans Affairs educational benefits infrequently, but they may be of interest to college programs as well as to students who are dependents of veterans.
June 28, 2022
Rachel Adams-Duffy was an intern with Think College during her final semester as a student at Bergen Community College. Here, she reflects on her time at Bergen and what's next.
June 10, 2022
Mentors are often used to support students with intellectual disability as they transition to college.
June 6, 2022
Any student preparing for college must have a plan to pay for college and students with intellectual disability (ID) are likely to use many of the same resources as other college students to pay for college.
June 6, 2022
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.
May 31, 2022
This webinar and supporting resources sharesinformation on several funding options that students and families can explore, such as Vocational Rehabilitation, Medicaid, scholarships, federal student financial aid, Veteran’s benefits, and ABLE accounts. Details of each funding source are shared, as well as an overview of the conditions under which available funding possibilities may be an option.
May 24, 2022
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.
May 23, 2022