Welcome to the Think College resource library!
Here you will find hundreds of carefully selected resources on a wide range of topics related to postsecondary education for people with intellectual disabilities including transition, applying to and paying for college, setting up and maintaining a college program, relevant legislation, competitive employment, living in the community, accessing benefits, and more.
Do you know of a resource that would be appropriate for our library? Let us know! Email Rebecca.Lazo@umb.edu.
For the past decade, educators, parents, and others have shown a sustained interest in developing viable postsecondary education and other life-long learning opportunities for young persons with...Read more
Reflecting on the differences in the ways schools support students with and without disabilities to dream about and plan for their futures, this chapter presents a critique of the transition...Read more
To compare the status of transition planning for students with intellectual disability, autism, or other disabilities, we used data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2, a federally...Read more
The study examined parent perspectives of transition for 128 young adults with severe intellectual disability, specifically, parent satisfaction with transition. Results suggested that transition...Read more
This brief provides an overview of some successful models of transition services being implemented in postsecondary settings, describes one such model implemented by the Baltimore City Public...Read more
Students with intellectual disabilities aged 18 - 21 are increasingly receiving transition services on college campuses during the last years of public schooling. These students may attend college...Read more
In 1995, the Southwest Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) of the Los Angeles County School District, and El Camino College pioneered a partnership to serve students with disabilities on the...Read more
This table provides recommended transition activities and outlines the role of the student, family, transition teacher and special education administrator for each activity to assist students to...Read more