"The choice should be there."

A new college student meets with her advisor to prepare for college.

The choice to attend college, that is. It should be there, for anyone who wants to attend. Thanks to the Philadelphia Inquirer for the great article on higher education options for people with intellectual disability (ID). Citing legislation and funding activity over the last 10 years, in addition to plenty of advocacy, the article notes the exponential growth of college programs for students with ID. The story features Emily Scott, who will be attending the new RAM (Real Achievement Matters) Initiative at West Chester University this fall, and excerpts of interviews from numerous experts in inclusive higher education, including our own Debra Hart, co-Principal Investigator for Think College.

Please join the thousands who have already shared this article and pass along to education (K-16) faculty, staff, and administrators and families. Spread the word that students with ID have the option to attend college. Here's the link: http://www.philly.com/philly/hp/news_top/the-choice-should-be-there-more-colleges-enroll-students-with-intellectual-disabilities-20180625.html.