Needs Assessment Results & Next Steps
The results are in! Since April we have been conducting a statewide needs assessment to better understand college interests of students with intellectual disabilities (ID) across the state, and barriers to college that they may be facing. Join us on September 21st at 1pm MST for a summary of the findings and a discussion of ways we can all collaborate to improve college access for students with intellectual disabilities.
General Overview: College Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities in Colorado
An overview of supports available to students with intellectual disabilities at Arapahoe Community College, University of Northern Colorado, and University of Colorado Colorado Springs. This session will include time for questions and answers.
October 13, 9-10am MDT, Zoom registration
November 4, 6-7pm MDT, Zoom registration
Can't make it to a webinar? Try one of these resources:
IN! is accepting applications for a free 6 week program to learn more about what life is like in college! Inspiring Futures is a chance for students thinking about college to meet and get to know current college students with intellectual disabilities.
College students with intellectual disabilities (ID) can access many of the same resources as anyone else with ID. Whether you are thinking college or not, a variety of disability organizations are offering free classes this fall that cover resources available to adults with ID. These organizations are a wealth of knowledge on preparing for life after high school, and connecting adults to resources you might not yet know about.
IN!'s newsletter is back for the school year with an all new student video! This edition covers upcoming events (needs assessment results, webinar), our new self-paced learning series, recent fundraising events (special thanks to Enercom, CT Lighting & Controls, and Johnson Storage & Moving), and recent successes of our Young Professionals Board.
A blog post by a college mentor on spreading the word to end the use of the r-word on college campuses.
One student’s story of a shared accomplishment. Paige Gray was just like any other student at the University of Northern Colorado, she was learning how to be independent, choosing a major and working on-campus....
Isabelle, a Boulder resident who recently graduated from the University of Northern Colorado, is among the first Coloradans with an intellectual or developmental disability to graduate from a Colorado college or university.
University of Northern Colorado graduated its first set of inclusive higher education students, who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. What that means for one family.
In May of 2021 Caitlin will be graduating from UCCS. She is studying Early Childhood Education and is so ready to be an official graduate! Learn more about Caitlin.
Hear Vince talk about what going to college has meant to him.
Seniors that participate at the University of Colorado Colorado Spring (UCCS) with services from the Office of Inclusive Services all complete a capstone project that aligns with their career goals. Last week three upcoming graduates presented their capstone projects.