Disabled should also be in college mainstream

June 14, 2019 | Sentinel & Enterprise

Allowing individuals with developmental disabilities to access college courses alongside students without disabilities would grant them “transformative” experiences that can almost quadruple employment rates, advocates said Tuesday.

Some students with disabilities can currently enroll in classes at a handful of public college and universities through a state program, and legislation before the Joint Committee on Education (H 1219 / S 756) would expand similar access at all 29 state higher education institutes.


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