Resources For Families
Here are resources for families of college students with intellectual disability.
Prepare for College
Hear tips for transitioning from IEP team member and lead advocate to a supporting role as the parent of a college student with an intellectual disability. Barb Ziemke, Co-Director of the PACER Center, presents college transition tips from a parent perspective .
No Charity: Paychecks Not Pity
Learn about employment supports, the family's role in improving employment outcomes, and how individuals with disabilities can become successfully employed. Dr. Josie Badger, co-director of the RAISE Center, provides consulting services on transition and leadership development.
Alternatives to Guardianship
A KU TPE student can be his/her own guardian or have a guardian. Here are some alternatives to explore.
Additional Resources on Guardianship
- National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making
- Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities - Alternatives to Guardianship
- American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities webinar