Information and Support - Higher Education for People with Disabilities
100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA, 02125-3300
Distance: 406 Miles
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Provides information, training, and resources related to inclusive higher education for students with intellectual disabilities, including:
* A searchable program directory to learn more about available college options
* A resource library that includes published research as well as field-created tools and resources
* College search
* Innovative exchange connects to research and resources about such topics as paying for college, employment, vocational rehabilitation
* Online learning modules on a variety of topics
* Read other students stories
* Employment opportunities
* Information on the critical issues organized by topic
* Technical assistance provides support and training related to post-secondary education options
* Events and webinars
- Developmental disabilities
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HH-8000.6400Postsecondary Opportunities for People With Disabilities Definition
Programs that provide opportunities for individuals with disabilities to obtain academic, vocational and/or independent living skills instruction at the postsecondary level with the objective of participating in college classes, improving their social and communication skills, enhancing their independence and employability, forming friendships with their peers, developing age-appropriate recreational and leisure pursuits and/or meeting other individualized objectives which reflect their interests and goals. The programs may be available on college and university campuses, as part of adult and continuing education programs or offered at community colleges, technical/trade schools or special centers where students may be regularly enrolled, auditing courses, participating in internships or taking noncredit courses that do not lead to a degree or other academic credential. Some programs have a supported living component and most have special support services which help students succeed in the academic, vocational, residential or other settings in which they are involved.
HH-8000.8500Transition Services for Students With Disabilities Definition
Programs that provide support for children with disabilities who are moving from one kind of program setting or service provision system to another. The common transition points include transitions from health services to education or vice versa, from preschool to kindergarten, from elementary school to middle school, from secondary school to adult life and from more restrictive to less restrictive settings.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YG-8000.8000Students With Disabilities Definition
Students who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations which may affect their educational performance, their mobility or their ability to communicate.