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Impact

Inclusion works; it benefits everyone!


Providing access to college is a paradigm shift with life-changing results for individuals with ID. Nationally, students with ID who are completing inclusive college programs are experiencing many of the advantages of post-secondary education, including higher employment, better wages and greater independence.

They can choose their career paths enabling them to earn a living wage.

Benefits to Colorado

  • Students with intellectual disabilities become involved and contributing members of society
  • Students gain in independence and lessen the depth of daily supports needed
  • College campuses are enriched by the added diversity of the student body
  • Employers have access to a new pool of capable employees

It’s an opportunity that should be available to all!

Many individuals with ID desire the same opportunities we all enjoy, and wish to pursue a college education that provides the potential for achieving a more fulfilling and independent life.

 

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  Nelson Mandela