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The Kellar Institute for Human DisAbilities (KIHd) is an interdisciplinary campus-based organization focusing on improving the lives and productivity of children and adults with disabilities. KIHd combines the resources of the university with local, state, regional, national, public, and private sector agencies and organizations to develop products, services, and programs for persons with disabilities.

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Journal of Inclusive Postsecondary Education

Watch for our first issue to be published right after the conference

Exciting news! The first academic journal for inclusive postsecondary education is in creation. The Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities at George Mason University and the Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education at Syracuse University are launching the Journal of Inclusive Postsecondary Education, JIPE. This peer-reviewed journal will focus on research within inclusive postsecondary education for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The journal will be an extension of the State of the Art Conference and a vehicle for dissemination of research in this fledgling field.

For the inaugural issue of the Journal of Inclusive Postsecondary Education - key issues such as the state of the field, inclusion, research on academics, sexuality, community integration, and transition are addressed.

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Postsecondary and Employment Expectations...

A survey was administered to assess overall expectations of administrators, teachers, families, and students with mild, moderate, and severe intellectual disabilities (ID) ranging in age from 14 to 21...

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Literacy Interventions for Young Adults...

Many students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) enrolled in postsecondary education do not derive full benefits of attending college because of their limited academic skills. This review...

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Addressing the Policy Tangle: Students with...

This report examines issues regarding needed alignment of services and collaboration among agencies and institutions of higher education (IHEs) to achieve the goal of supporting youth with...

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Introduction

Welcome readers to the first issue of the Journal of Inclusive Postsecondary Education. This journal aims to fill the dissemination gap for publishing research within this field. As such, the mission of the Journal of Inclusive Postsecondary Education is to publish original research on the topic of inclusive postsecondary education for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Inclusive Postsecondary Education will provide a forum for qualitative, single subject, quantitative, and mixed methodological studies conducted in a university, community college, or related post-secondary environment. Review articles may be published when a clear contribution to knowledge is noted.


Meet the Journal of Inclusive Postsecondary Education Editorial Team!
Editors in Chief
Heidi J. Graff George Mason University
Linda H. Mason George Mason University
Beth Myers Syracuse University
Board Members
Josh Baker University of Nevada
Youjia Hua University of Virginia
Kelly Kelley Western Carolina University
Martha Mock University of Rochester
Mary Morningstar Portland State University
Clare Papay ICI, University of Massachusetts
Anthony Plotner University of South Carolina
Seb Prohn Virginia Commonwealth University
Karrie Shogren University of Kansas

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