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HDI Seminar Series: The Impact of Supported Higher Education on Improving the Lives of Those With Intellectual Disabilities, March 23rd 1-3pm

2/17/2012 2:55:19 PM

Friday, March 23rd, 2012, 1-3pm

UK Coldstream Research Campus
Human Development Training Room
1525 Bull Lea Road, Lexington KY 40511 

With videoconference sites around the Commonwealth

This Seminar will present the Supported Higher Education Project, which is funded through the U.S. Office of Post- secondary Education under the Higher Education Opportunities Act of 2008. The Presenters will discuss the importance of students with intellectual disabilities participating in higher education and the benefits to other college students without intellectual disabilities to interact with these students. A mentoring video that includes mentors/mentees talking about their experiences on 3 KY statewide campuses will be shown. The Seminar will highlight the impressions and experiences of students with intellectual disabilities going to college before and after participating in a mentoring experience.

Presenters:

Dr. Melissa Jones, Associate Professor, College of Education, Northern Kentucky University ,
Wendy Willeroy, Project Coordinator for Supported Higher Education Project, BA Psychology

 

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Marybeth Vallance

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