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Transition Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities Coordinating Center

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Program Office: Institutional Service

CFDA Number: 84.407B
Program Type: Cooperative Agreement

Program Description

The coordinating center is established through a cooperative agreement between the Department and institutions of higher education that offer inclusive comprehensive transition and postsecondary programs for students with intellectual disabilities, including institutions participating in grants authorized under the Transition Programs for Students with Disabilities into Higher Education (TPSID). The coordinating center will build a valid and reliable knowledge base around program components often linked to postsecondary outcomes including, but not limited to: curricular and instructional interventions; academic advising structures; student assessment and credentialing processes; social and residential opportunities; and work and career development strategies.

Types of Activities

The Coordinating Center will provide:

  1. recommendations related to the development of standards for such programs;
  2. technical assistance for such programs; and
  3. evaluations for such programs.

Last Modified: 11/12/2015