Post Secondary - Related Resources

Think College

Think College is a national organization dedicated to developing, expanding, and improving inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disability. With a commitment to equity and excellence, Think College supports evidence-based and student centered research and practice by generating and sharing knowledge, guiding institutional change, informing public policy, and engaging with students, professionals and families. Click to learn more about our various grant projects.

National Center for College Students with Disabilities (NCCSD)

The National Center for College Students with Disabilities (NCCSD) is a federally funded project under the U.S. Department of Education (P116D150005), through the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE). Our home is at the Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD).

Disability Rights, Education Activism and Mentoring (DREAM)

DREAM (Disability Rights, Education Activism, and Mentoring) is a national organization for and by college students with disabilities, supported in our work by sponsoring organization of the National Center for College Students with Disabilities, based at AHEAD (the Association on Higher Education And Disability).

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)

AHEAD is a professional membership organization for individuals involved in the development of policy and in the provision of quality services to meet the needs of persons with disabilities involved in all areas of higher education.

Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability (CPED)

For over 25 years, the Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability (CPED) has been a national leader in promoting access to postsecondary education for students with disabilities. Our work combines research-based evidence and professional training to inform the field and advance postsecondary education opportunities for students.

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT)

The DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. It promotes awareness and accessibility—in both the classroom and the workplace—to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities and make our communities more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Disability Consortium

This project involved a group of colleagues working in disability services at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Colleges and Universities (PBCUs), working in partnership with the Taishoff Center at Syracuse University. We worked to identify strategies for providing culturally responsive disability services and classroom instruction to Black and African American college students with disabilities on all campuses, while also trying to increase the number of Black and African American students with disabilities going to college and graduating with undergraduate and graduate degrees.