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The Institute on Community Integration, headquarters of NCSET, conducts the following research, training, and dissemination activities in the area of postsecondary education and students with disabilities (most products are available for free, unless otherwise indicated):

Institute on Community Integration

The Institute on Community Integration, headquarters of NCSET, has the following products on postsecondary education and students with disabilities:

See also Directory of ICI Projects and Staff Addressing Postsecondary Education.

 

NCSET's resources on postsecondary education and students with disabilities can be found within the following web topics:

 

Check & Connect

The Check & Connect Student Engagement Intervention Model is being adapted to the higher education setting through the following research and development projects:

 

The Think College website shares information, resources, and tools for transition-aged students and adults with intellectual disabilities attending or planning for college, their families, and the professionals who serve them. These publications are their most relevant products:

 

College Prep/ICI: Helping students with disabilities prepare for and succeed in college

College Prep/ICI offers fee-based consulting services to help students with disabilities living in Minneapolis/St. Paul prepare for and succeed in college (a service of the Institute on Community Integration).

 

Youthhood.org is NCSET's interactive youth-centered website designed to help students get more involved in their education and IEP planning, as well as their future, has a section on postsecondary education entitled Learning More (after high school).

 

Quality Mall

The Quality Mall website contains a directory of person-centered supports for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and addresses postsecondary education through the following "departments":

 

Relative Impact of Interventions to Improve Achievement and Retention in Postsecondary Occupational Programs

This research study, Relative Impact of Interventions to Improve Achievement and Retention in Postsecondary Occupational Programs, is a 4-year study (2008-2012) that examined the association between current interventions used by community colleges and student retention and program completion rates to better understand which interventions work for which students. See more below:

 

NLTS 2012

This longitudinal research study, National Longitudinal Transition Study - 2012 (NLTS 2012), is examining the challenges transition-age students with disabilities encounter in their preparation for post-high-school life, and the factors that may facilitate successful transitions from high school to adulthood. The study compares youth with disabilities to those without disabilities to provide, for the first time, a clearer national picture of the gaps in the various areas.

 


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