The Department of Disability and Human Development is awarded a five-year $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
The Department of Disability and Human Development has been awarded a five-year $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education for a Model Comprehensive Transition and Post-Secondary Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities. It will be led by Tamar Heller (PI), Katherine Caldwell (co-PI) and Kaitlin Stober (project coordinator). The UIC Certificate in Co-Operative Career Experience, will set up a model postsecondary education certificate program for individuals with intellectual disabilities in preparation for, and in promotion of, integrated and competitive employment opportunities. The department plans to provide an adult inclusive PSE program based on disability studies principles that is participatory, emancipatory and benefits the community.