Post-Secondary Programs for EC Students
Think College is a national organization dedicated to developing, expanding, and improving inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disability. With a commitment to equity and excellence, Think College supports evidence-based and student centered research and practice by generating and sharing knowledge, guiding institutional change, informing public policy, and engaging with students, professionals and families.
UNCG Beyond Academics
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro supports students with intellectual and developmental disabilities enrolled in Integrative Community Studies, a four-year certificate course of study that emphasizes higher education, self-determination, community inclusion, career development and independent living. Students completing requirements for graduation receive a certificate awarded by The Office of the Provost at UNCG. Beyond Academics is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit partner of the university that provides support and services for enrolled students.
Appalachian State University Scholars with Diverse Abilities
SDAP is a new, innovative program on campus aimed at providing students with intellectual disabilities access to a 2-year college education. SDA Program scholars help teach other students about intellectual disabilities. SDA Program scholars help professors develop a universal design for learning strategies to meet their students' needs.
Western Carolina University Participant (UP) Program
The WCU UP Program provides an inclusive, two-year, on-campus living and learning experience for college-aged persons with intellectual disabilities. The goal of the program is to facilitate UP students' transition from secondary school to adult life with education, employment and independent living.
Alamance Community College Career College Program