Programs for adults with an IDD

Programs in Texas: 


• Alvin Community College: STRIVE

• Houston Community College: VAST

• Lone Star College - CyFair: CCDEL

• Private program for adults with autism (Houston): NonPareil.Institute

• Texas A&M University in College Station: PATHS

• Texas Tech University: Project Case

• West Texas A&M University: Where the Learning Continues (WTLC)

Search nationwide for programs and find other college resources for people with an IDD: Think College

College Planning Tools

• American Association of People with Disabilities (comprehensive list): AAPD

• Apply to Texas Colleges: Apply Texas

• College planning and resource websites: GenTX and College for All Texans

• College readiness assessment tools: Postsecondary Readiness Rubric and A Guide to Assessing College Readiness 

• Find and compare colleges: My College Options

• Learning styles assessment: Learning Style Inventory

• Understanding what it takes to attend college: Texas College and Readiness Standards, and 2014 Higher Education Resource Guide (Spanish)

• Differences between high school and college for a person with a disability: High School vs. College

• Emotional health and college guide: Transition Year

• Receiving accommodations in a university, college, or technical school: Going to College

• View this video that provides "food for thought" while you're thinking about future education: Success in the New Economy


Financial Aid Information


Find Scholarships

Dickinson ISD Education Foundation

• List of Scholarships and Websites: Washington

• National Service Inclusion Project: Link

• Science and Engineering Scholarships for People with Disabilities: Foundation for Science and Disability 

• Search for Disability focused Scholarships: Disability Gov

• Search for scholarships using a variety of categories: Big Future

• Students that have a Record for Community Service and Overcoming Obstacle: Insight Education

• Technology Careers: Google Lime Scholarship

• Websites that help students search for scholarships: Scholarships and CollegeScholarships.org

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Technical Colleges
      Near the B/CS Area:
  • Blinn College Workforce Education: Link
  • Charles and Sue's School of Hair Design: Link
  • Texas State Technical College in Waco: Link
  • Vista College: Link
Other Post-secondary Education Schools in Texas

Search for colleges and universities by location, major and numerous other categories: Big Future

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