Students with disabilities have options for going to college after high school. Learn about programs available for students with intellectual disabilities in Kentucky and around the country. Postsecondary education is any education after high school and may include communities colleges, universities, trade schools, and more.
In 2019, 17% of Kentucky youth with disabilities who exited high school the previous year were enrolled in a college or university.
Inclusive Higher Education Webinar Series
A series of webinars is being offered in 2019 – 2020 to provide information and resources on universal design and disability to colleges and universities. Webinars will be recorded and made available on this web page. The webinar schedule is:
Unleashing Possibility in Higher Education – April 30, 2020
Customized Employment: Updated Thinking about Creating Job Positions – May 18, 2020
Archived Inclusive Higher Education Webinars
View Taking the Leap: Design and Development of Problem-Based Online Learning – March 5, 2020 here
View Getting Comfortable with Disability October 9, 2019 here
View Universal Design and Creating Accessible Documents November 12, 2019 here
View Universal Design for Learning: Designing Classrooms for All Learners January 23, 2020 here
Comprehensive Transition Programs
An option for going to college for students with intellectual disabilities is the Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP).
Mentoring can provide benefits for all students. Learn more about mentoring here
Other Postsecondary Resources