Can students with intellectual disabilities attend college?

DO-IT Factsheet #17

Yes, some students with intellectual disabilities attend college and other postsecondary programs. The [1] website is devoted to helping students with intellectual disabilities, parents, and advocates find postsecondary programs and resources that are a good match for these students. It includes a database of over one hundred programs that serve individuals with cognitive disabilities.

The site content is organized into sections for students, family members, and professionals, and features a searchable database, a discussion board, and lists of resources. Helpful information on the site includes a table that highlights the differences between high school and college, resources on funding options, and stories of students with disabilities who are successfully pursuing postsecondary education.