The Fully Accessible Guide to Paying for College for Students with Disabilities

This guide is optimized to work with assistive technology for students with disabilities.  It also includes a list of disability specific scholarships and rights for students with disabilities who are attending college.  Click here to view website.

College resources for students with disabilities

With the advances of adaptive technologies and trend toward progressive legislation, prospective college students with disabilities now have countless resources available to make their transition to postsecondary education less stressful. This website will aid in finding specific information and resources on a variety of different disabilities (both physical and cognitive), learning how …

Community for Accredited Online Schools

The Community for Accredited Online Schools has updated their website for students with disabilities who are considering their higher education options. This guide helps students with disabilities and their parents better understand their rights when it comes to post-secondary education. In addition to outlining laws and …

College Support for Students with Disabilities

According to a national survey, 11.1% of undergraduate students reported having a disability. While these students may face unique challenges, they are entitled to the same quality of education as anyone else. For this reason, a team of experts at the Center for Online Education published a guide for students with

Imagine College Presentation

This PowerPoint presentation outlines evolution of inclusion for young adults with an intellectual disability.

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Imagine College

Post Secondary Education in South Carolina Presentation

This PowerPoint presentation outlines the history of post secondary education programs in South Carolina as well as current eligibility, cost, goals and outcomes of these programs.

 

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Post Secondary Education in South Carolina

Congratulations to USC

University of South Carolina’s proposal

Congratulations to the University of South Carolina and Anthony J Plotner, PI for an outstanding proposal on “Unifying South Carolina to Enhance Employment Outcomes and Systems of Support” in response to the Transition from College to Independent Living RFP Grant. Click the above link …

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Summer Newsletter 2011 – GRADUATION

This edition of our newsletter documents a milestone in our goal to create postsecondary education programs for young adults with intellectual disabilities. This May both the University of South Carolina and Clemson University had the first students in these programs graduate. This newsletter contains articles from each school …

USC L.I.F.E. student Bryan Burgess

Bryan Burgess is a current student in the USC LIFE program. Her story is so amazing that WTLX news in Columbia ran a story on her for their “Teacher of the Week” feature. She is currently working as an assistant teacher for Kindermusik school in Columbia.

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