Think College New York! College Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Come learn what college options are out there in NYC and nationwide for students with intellectual disabilities. Families, young people, and professionals will receive expert advice from leaders in the field, find out more about what happens on local CUNY campuses, and will hear first-hand experiences from a student with disabilities and a family member.
-The difference between traditional and alternate college pathways
-What do inclusive campus communities look like?
-Locating colleges in NYS and the USA
-Outcomes: Why college?
-How do I pay?
-Parent and student perspectives
Barbara Bookman, Director of Disability Programs, CUNY
Dr. Carole Gothelf, Director of Individualized Supports, AHRC NYC
Dr. Martha Mock, Associate Professor, University of Rochester
Kristen Thatcher, Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program at the College of Staten Island Alumnae
Lynn Thatcher, Parent
Moderated by: INCLUDEnyc's Jean Mizutani