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.
The purpose of the Center on Transition to Employment for Youth with Disabilities is to identify, research, and widely disseminate evidence-based practices that contribute to successful employment...Read more
This paper addresses the question of how interagency service coordination for youth with disabilities can be more flexible, youth centered, and culturally responsive. Poor interagency service...Read more
This article discusses the recent changes to the Higher Education Opportunities Act (HEOA), P.L. 110-315, which have resulted in providing greater access to college programs to students with...Read more
The Point of Transition Service Integration Project was initiated in 1997 in California as a three-year model demonstration grant funded by the Department of Education. The goal of the project was...Read more
In response to student need and the HEOA, California developed a unique partnership between Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and selected Community Colleges to create College to Career (C2C)...Read more
The National Coordinating Center (NCC) provides support, coordination, training, and evaluation for Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) model...Read more
This checklist developed by a Disability Services office on a college campus provides questions that families and students should address when trying to decide on a college program for students...Read more