Postsecondary Education





Android Robot-Mediated Mock Job Interview Sessions for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Pilot Study

The feasibility and preliminary efficacy of an android robot-mediated mock job interview training in terms of both bolstering self-confidence and reducing biological levels of stress in comparison to a psycho-educational approach human interview was assessed in a randomized study.Young adults with ASD were randomized to participate either in a mock job interview training with our android robot system or a self-paced review of materials about job-interviewing skills.



Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (TN UCEDD, LEND, IDDRC) Offers Free Resources on Inclusive Higher Education and Stories from Families Living in Rural Counties

Two new resources are available to download free of charge from the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (TN UCEED, LEND, IDDRC). The first, Inclusive Higher Education: Practices and Perspectives from the Southeast, is a compilation of keynote and breakout presentations from the 3rd Annual Southeastern Postsecondary Education Alliance Capacity Building Institute. The second resource is a special edition of Kindred Stories of Disability, which includes the experiences of individuals with disabilities and their families living in rural counties in Tennessee. Both resources are relevant to an audience beyond Tennessee and the Southeast.




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Think College Publications

Newsletters, Fact Sheets and Policy Briefs

Think College Publications Think College! is an initiative of the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston to conduct research, training, and technical assistance for professionals, families, and students related to postsecondary education for individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities



The Postsecondary Education Research Center Project (PERC)

Information and Resources on College Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities


Transition and Post-School Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities: Closing the Gaps to Post-Secondary Education and Employment

National Council on Disability Report

Research to Practice: Postsecondary Education Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Institute for Community Inclusion Brief

The George Washington University HEATH Resource Center

Online Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities


The Next Step

Streaming video, also available for order.

The 19-minute video, "The Next Step," from the Texas DD Council presents personal stories of five Texans with disabilities who enrolled in colleges, universities or technical schools. See the videos on line; videos can also be ordered in DVD and VHS format.


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