Why a Postsecondary Education Program at KU?

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What is KU-TPE?

KU-TPE is a 5 year federally funded Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) grant through the Office of Postsecondary Education in the Department of Education. The purpose of the grant is to serve students ages 18-25 years old, with intellectual disabilities in a postsecondary education setting.

Program Mission

To ensure that students with Intellectual Disability (ID) have the opportunity to experience an inclusive postsecondary education and transition experiences by participating in on-campus academic, career development and student life activities. Through full participation in postsecondary education, students with ID will experience high quality inclusive work-based learning leading to a career pathway for integrated employment outcomes.

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The @PACERCenter has great resources here is one addressing transition IEP and planning for High School and Beyond https://t.co/XflalToXCf

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