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Increasing Access to Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Journal of College Access (2015)
  • Amy Cook, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Laura Hayden, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Felicia Wilczenski, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Timothy Poynton, University of Massachusetts Boston
Abstract

Students with intellectual disabilities (ID) are increasingly seeking postsecondary education (PSE) opportunities. High school to college transition presents its challenges for all students, and school counselors are uniquely positioned to assist students with ID throughout the PSE process. This article provides a review of the literature on PSE and specifically explores the different types of PSE programming available and strategies high school counselors can employ to effectively assist students with ID in PSE planning.

Publication Date
Winter January 7, 2015
Citation Information
Amy Cook, Laura Hayden, Felicia Wilczenski and Timothy Poynton. "Increasing Access to Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities" Journal of College Access Vol. 1 Iss. 1 (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/amy_cook/27/