Consortium for Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (Think College)

Description

Conducted research, provided training and technical assistance, and disseminated information on promising practices that support individuals with developmental disabilities to increase their independence, productivity, and inclusion through access to postsecondary education, resulting in improved long-term independent living and employment outcomes. The Consortium was a national resource for knowledge, training, materials, and dissemination about the participation of individuals with developmental disabilities in postsecondary education. A collaboration of the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts - Boston; the University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in Delaware, Hawaii, South Carolina, Minnesota, Tennessee (Vanderbilt), Ohio, and California; and the Association of University Centers on Disabilities.

This project was archived on 2014-10-03T00:00:00-05:00

Director
David R Johnson PhD
Website
www.thinkcollege.net/
Subcontract from
Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston
Funder
Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Collaborators
Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston
University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota
Center for Disabilities Studies, University of Delaware
Center for Disability Resources, University of South Carolina
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University
Tarjan Center, University of California, Los Angeles
Nisonger Center, Ohio State University

Staff

David R Johnson PhD :: Professor


Topics

  • Employment and postsecondary education
    • Postsecondary education
      • Preparing for postsecondary education
      • Specific life stage
        • Adolescents and young adults
          • Adults

          Activities

          • Dissemination
            • Research
              • Technical assistance
                • Training and professional development