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The Path to Higher Education With an Intellectual Disability

The Path to Higher Education With an Intellectual Disability

This article, published in The Atlantic in June 2017, details the growth of postsecondary programs for students with intellectual disability, featuring ClemsonLIFE and Virginia Commonwealth University's ACE-IT program.

The article explains that in these inclusive programs, students with intellectual and developmental disabilities have all the same options as other students, including academics, on-campus housing, activities, tutoring, and work. Meg Grigal, the principal investigator of Think College, discusses the growth and success of the federally funded Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities since their launch in 2009.

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2017
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