Inclusive Academics

This topic area includes resources related to supports provided to students by individuals, such as Peer Mentors, Educational Coaches, Ambassadors, tutors, etc.

National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) College Fair

Think College is proud to partner with National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) to host the 2021 Virtual College Fair. Colleges and universities will showcase their postsecondary programs for students with intellectual disabilities. Representatives from the college programs will be available on Friday, June 25, 2021 from 4 to 7 PM Eastern. Additionally, all registered colleges will be in the Virtual Exhibit Hall for registered attendees to visit during convention week and for 90 days afterward.

The NUTS & BOLTS of Inclusive Higher Education Programs

Learn about the nitty gritty programming components for inclusive college initiatives from three successful and long-running programs at University of Delaware, Western Carolina University, and Millersville University. Dr. Brian Freedman (University of Delaware), Dr. Kelly Kelley (Western Carolina University), and Jan Bechtel (Millersville University) will describe how their individual programs have managed employment, housing, access to courses and activities, funding and peer mentoring. Join us to learn what it takes to build and maintain a successful program on a college campus!