Here are a variety of helpful resources on college for students with intellectual disability.

Think College

Think College is a one-stop-shop for all things related to college and students with intellectual disability.

Students with Intellectual Disability Think College Too!


Preparing for College

Preparation to attend college must start early and takes a team effort! Whether you are a student, a parent, a teacher, VR counselor or case manager, these resources will be helpful as you prepare a student with intellectual disability to go to college. 

Resources specifically for parents and families.

Advice from a Parent

ABLE National Resource Center

ABLE National Resource Center can help you save for college! The ABLE Act for 2014 gives families the ability to establish tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with disabilities. Here’s one basic video about ABLE.

Understanding ABLE Video


Resources on scholarships for students with intellectual disability.


A KU TPE student can be his/her own guardian or have a guardian. Here are some alternatives to explore. 

Supported Decision-Making

Additional Resources on Guardianship

Additional KU TPE Materials

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