MD House Bill 0813 - Task Force to Study the Impact of Expanding Credit and Noncredit Courses for Students with IDD
A Task Force was created by the Maryland General Assembly in July 2013, as a result of this bill.
Among the Task Force recommendations:
- Recommends that Maryland develop an RFP to create two inclusive PSEs for students with IDD, with a $1 million investment in planning and initial implementation.
- Also recommends that Maryland should create a state-level scholarship program for students with disabilities, establish universal design principles for accessible courses, and announce CTP guidelines that require at least 50% of courses in PSE programs for students with IDD be fully inclusive.
- Urges higher education institutions to create scholarships of their own for students with IDD.
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