Meghan Blaskowitz, Alia Pustorino-Clevenger, Rachel Carretta, Morgan Cargiulo, Jayme Kraft; Developing Inclusive Higher-Education (IHE) Programs for Youth With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at the Intersection of Research and Practice. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411500014. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO2209
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Date Presented 03/26/20
Transition-age youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities experience key educational disparities when compared to peers without disabilities due to stigma regarding their abilities, a lack of opportunities, and a lack of adequate accommodations in higher education. This session presents survey data gathered to inform development of a postsecondary IHE program on a university campus and to define the role of OT in IHE.
Primary Author and Speaker: Meghan Blaskowitz
Additional Authors and Speakers: Alia Pustorino-Clevenger, Rachel Carretta, Morgan Cargiulo, Jayme Kraft
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