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Inclusive Post-Secondary Education programs are available at more and more colleges and universities in Georgia and across the country. More and more individuals with Intellectual Disabilities are seeking and receiving the same college experiences and opportunities as their peers enjoy.

 

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Think College: The Sky is the Limit  Read how,Vanessa, a second-year student in a postsecondary transition program was moved and inspired by the book, "Wine to Water"

by Doc Hendley.

 

Read how Jonathan developed skills and life experiences in a post-secondary program that will help him gain employment.

 

Read "Eddie's Journey through College to a Full-Time Job

 

 

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Georgia Inclusive Postsecondary Education Programs 

Columbus State University

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East Georgia State College

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Georgia Institute of Technology

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Excel (Expanding Career, Education and Leadership Opportunities) at Georgia Tech is a four-year program for students with mild intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), leading to two separate certificates.

 

Kennesaw State University

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The Academy offers a fully inclusive college experience to students with different intellectual or developmental abilities who do not meet the university requirements for admission as a degree seeking student. The program involves enrollment as non-degree seeking audit students in typical university courses and includes social integration, career exploration and training resulting in a Certificate of Social Growth and Development.

 

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Think College: College Options for People with Intellectual Disabilities is a national organization dedicated to developing, expanding, and improving inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disabilities.

 

The Guideposts for Success:  A Framework for Families Preparing Youth for Adulthood from the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth