The Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities at UNC
The Carolina Institute includes:


Community Colleges:

Selected Community Colleges throughout North Carolina offer career-focused courses for students with developmental disabilities who have exited high school and wish to continue their education.
Alamance Community College Career College
Central Piedmont Community College
Cleveland County Community College Connexions - Adult Basic Education



Universities across the state have developed programs aimed at providing postsecondary educational opportunities to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. These programs are designed to support academic, social, and employment goals so that the students may become more independent.
Western Carolina University - University Participant Program
Beyond Academics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Appalachian State University - Scholars with Diverse Abilities


Other Resources:

Think College at the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts
Higher Education Opportunity Act
National Secondary and Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC)
National Center for Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)
College Foundation of North Carolina - Gear Up
Tri County Community College has a great overview of funding options available to students here.


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