Resources For Families
Here are resources for families of college students with intellectual disability.
The following webinar with TPE's Nathalie Weissman and Lara Bowen with Kansas Vocational Rehabilitation explores services available through VR.
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 .
The Academics of Parent Support for College Students with Intellectual Disabilities
KU TPE Program Director Nathalie Weissman hosts an informative webinar featuring Barb Ziemke, co-director of PACER's National Parent Center on Transition and Employment and Brenda Aylward, KU TPE academic advisor.
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