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Office Hours

IN! is now offering a variety of virtual office hours. Come meet with IN! staff to get your questions answered about college options for students with intellectual disabilities. See the list below to pick a meeting format that best suits your needs and schedule.

  • 15 Minute One-on-One Meeting - A great option if you have something particular to discuss, but don't have a lot of time
  • 30 Minute One-on-One Meeting - For those that have lots of questions or need more in-depth answers

Schedule a time to meet!


Upcoming Webinars

Inclusive Higher Education Overview, December 2, 5-6pm, Click to register
Whether you are looking at college next year or wanting to ensure you have the information needed to prepare for college, join us for this webinar! In this webinar we will cover what inclusive higher education is, how to apply to colleges offering inclusive higher education services, and financial variables related to attending college for students with intellectual disabilities.

UNC GOAL Virtual Open House, December 3, 5:30-6:30pm, Click to register
UNC's Go On and Learn (GOAL) is an inclusive higher education program at the University of Northern Colorado for students with intellectual and developmental (I/DD). At this event, you will:
- Learn about applying to college for fall 2021
- Hear from a UNC student with I/DD
- Meet GOAL staff and learn how they supports students with I/DD
- Get answers to your questions

Inclusive Higher Education Overview, December 10, 11am-12pm, Click to register
Whether you are looking at college next year or wanting to ensure you have the information needed to prepare for college, join us for this webinar! In this webinar we will cover what inclusive higher education is, how to apply to colleges offering inclusive higher education services, and financial variables related to attending college for students with intellectual disabilities.

For assistance with registering or for accommodation requests, please contact: shelbyb@inclusivehighered.org
Note: All webinars will be recorded and posted to the bottom of this webpage when available.


Previous Webinars

Back to School with Inclusive Higher Ed: August 26th, 2020, Recording on YouTube
In this webinar we cover updates on Colorado's inclusive higher education programs, tips for preparing for college throughout this school year, and projects IN! has underway to support teachers in raising awareness about college options for students with intellectual disabilities. Click here to download the webinar slides.

Benefits Counseling: August 4th, 2020, Recording on YouTube
Benefits Counseling is a service that helps individuals with disabilities and their families understand how employment and other life decisions will impact their benefits (examples: Social Security, health insurance, housing assistance, etc.). Benefits Counseling addresses the fears and concerns many individuals and their families have about a reduction in benefits if they start to work. In this webinar, Melanie Honsbruch from the Colorado Office of Employment First, discusses what Benefits Counseling is, how to access it, when/why someone might access it, and more. Click here to download the webinar slides.

Transition from Higher Education to Employment - Perspectives of Recent Graduates and Families: June 24, 2020, Recording on Google Drive
A webinar hosted by Colorado's Office of Employment First. In May 2020 Colorado saw our first graduates of inclusive higher education pathways! Hear from those graduates on how college prepared them for their future careers. Speakers include graduates, a parent, and a team member from the Office of Inclusive Services at University of Colorado-Colorado Springs.

Autism and Higher Education Supports: May 28, 2020, Recording on YouTube
There are a range of options for students with autism to receive varying levels of support in higher education. Join us for this webinar to hear about various programs in the state, including Elevate at ACC, GOAL at UNC, Inclusive Services at UCCS, CHOICES at CSU, and the ISSAC program at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

DIP Into Disability Speaker Series: May 27, 2020, Link to Access Recordings

This speaker series is offered by Easterseals Colorado and funded by Denver Human Services. IN! provided a presentation on college options for students with intellectual disabilities. At the link above, you will find a variety of other recorded and upcoming presentations including: Transition Services, Caregiver Respite, Employment Services, DVR, Benefits Counseling, Navigating Medicaid Waivers, and Social Security.

Preparing for College - Student/Parent Panel: April 23, 2020, Recording on YouTube
This session is tailored for parents and will discuss preparing your child with a disability for college. Hear from current college students and their parents regarding what they're learned about success in college.

Preparando para ir a la universidad (Espanol/Spanish): April 23, 2020, Grabacion en YouTube
Hablaremos de todo lo que tu necesitas saber para que los estudiantes con capacidades especiales vayan a la universidad.

Financial Variables in Higher Education: March 26, 2020, Recording on YouTube
Learn about financial variables pertaining to students with intellectual and developmental disabilities in higher education. Topics will include: Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, ABLE Accounts, FAFSA (financial aid), etc.

Overview Inclusive Higher Education in Colorado: February 27, 2020, Recording on YouTube
A general overview of college supports available to students with intellectual disabilities at Arapahoe Community College, University of Northern Colorado, and University of Colorado Colorado Springs.

UNC GOAL: January 23, 2020, Recording on YouTube
Christina Ruffatti, director of GOAL at University of Northern Colorado, gives us the specifics on their supports for students with intellectual disabilities. We discuss housing options, costs, certificates, modifications in college classes, and more!

Preparing Students with Disabilities for College in Colorado: October 16, 2019, Recording on CDE's website
A collaboration between IN! and the Colorado Department of Education.

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