Education Resources for PwIDD


Think College

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The Think College Search features 312 colleges and universities.  Schools offer postsecondary education programs for students with intellectual disabilities. You can filter by state, length of program, type of school, options for living on campus, and more.  ThinkCollege is a project of the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston. 

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Independence College

Independence College is an education opportunity that includes classes for people with disabilities to learn important skills that will help them to be more independent. Questions? Contact Lee Larriu

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Massachusetts Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI)

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Program at  Massasoit Community College for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. MAICEI enables them to acquire a college experience. 

Project Forward Program

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Located at Cape Cod Community College. Project Forward helps those with intellectual disabilities (IDD) thrive in their everyday lives 

EMBARK Program 

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Northshore Education Consortium EMBARK Program is  for students through age 22 with moderate intellectual, mental health, and learning disabilities.

Threshold Program

The Threshold Program at Lesley University is for students with learning, intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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