Tools & Resources
Select local and national resources are compiled by MIHEC for students and families, institutions of higher education, and secondary educators. This site will be updated frequently, so stop by often.
MIHEC informational brochure (front and back) PDF suitable for events, conferences, or anywhere students with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families might be looking for information on inclusive higher education.
Opening Doors to College: https://www.youtube.com/embed/Q0BFL9DLk-Q
Opening Doors to College shows how students like Fudia, Missy, Curtis, and Janet are leading this inclusion revolution as they immerse themselves in classes, residential life, extracurricular activities, and the entire college experience at Millersville and Temple Universities.
Rethinking College is a 25-minute ﬁlm produced by Think College that explores the growing movement to include students with intellectual disability in higher education.
The Nuts Bolts of Inclusive Higher Education Programs: https://www.youtube.com/embed/DVsFp1yKZRA
In the video The Nuts Bolts of Inclusive Higher Education Programs , Dr. Kelly R. Kelley from Western Carolina University, Dr. Brian Freedman of University of Delaware, and Jan Bechtel at Millersville University partner with the Maryland Hub for Inclusive Higher Education to bring insights and share in-depth programming components for inclusive college initiatives. This group of panelists describes how they've managed employment, housing, access to courses and activities, funding, and peer mentoring. Learn what it takes to build and maintain a successful inclusive higher education program on a college campus.
Think College is the go-to, first step place for students, families exploring college opportunities. Based out of the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston, Think College is the National Coordinating Center offering support, coordination, training, and evaluation services for Transition and Postsecondary Education Programs as well as other inclusive higher education initiatives for students with intellectual disabilities nationwide.
PACER’s National Parent Center on Transition and Employment provides relevant information and resources to parents, youth, and professionals about inclusive postsecondary education for students with intellectual disability.
Recorded webinars of past Learning Community events can be found on the Events and News page.