Impact: Feature Issue on Postsecondary Education and Students with Intellectual, Developmental, and Other Disabilities (2022)
This issue of Impact, by the Institute on Community Integration at the University of Minnesota, highlights critical areas of need for inclusive higher education. Accreditation holds promise for ensuring the quality experience that students and their families seek. Opening inclusive programs to a wider cross section of students is also important, as is making sure programs are truly inclusive, offering coursework that leads to competitive employment.
You’ll learn about partnerships making inclusive higher education work today, about programs aiming to diversify enrollment, and about strategies to build self-determination in the college context. You’ll meet young adults living in campus housing, taking classes, working part-time, and joining organizations. These stories offer a glimpse at the personal and professional growth that happens when colleges open their doors to people with intellectual disability.
Grigal, M., Johnson, D., Miller-Raines, S., Myers, B., Stewart, J. (2022). Impact: Feature Issue on Postsecondary Education and Students with Intellectual, Developmental and Other Disabilities. 35 (1) Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota: Minneapolis, MN.