Think College: New Website!

Think College is an initiative of the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) at the University of Massachusetts Boston, funded by federal grants focused on postsecondary education for people with intellectual disabilities.

Key Activities:

Coordination: Serves as the National Coordinating Center for the 27 federally-funded Transition Postsecondary Education Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) projects.

Training and Technical Assistance: Provides training and technical assistance through on-line learning modules, webinars, face to face training, and publications.

Dissemination: Develops, collects and shares resources related to postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities. Thinkcollege.net provides information about college programs that are available, a on-line searchable Resource Library as well as information about what is happening at the state level. Think College e-News is also published quarterly.

Research: Conducts research on current and promising practices that support individuals with intellectual disabilities to gain access to and be successful in inclusive postsecondary education, including conducting evaluation of the TPSID projects.

via About – Think College: College Options for People with Intellectual Disabilities.

Author: New York State DCDT

The New York DCDT strives to increase collaboration efforts in effective transition planning for individuals with disabilities by reducing the duplication of efforts and aligning resources and communication.

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