Resources for families
The following resources are for assisting families of college students with intellectual disability.
Explore services available through Kansas Vocational Rehabilitation in this webinar featuring TPE's Nathalie Weissman and Lara Bowen with Kansas VR.
Prepare for College
Watch the videos below for more information about transitioning to college.
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, supported decision-making
A KU TPE student can be his/her own guardian or have a guardian. Here are some alternatives to explore.