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ERIC Number: EJ1107473
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Inclusive Study Abroad Course for College Students with and without Intellectual Disabilities (Practice Brief)
Kelley, Kelly R.; Prohn, Seb M.; Westling, David L.
Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, v29 n1 p91-101 Spr 2016
The development of postsecondary education programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) opens opportunities for inclusive study abroad experiences for students with and without ID. This article shares first-hand experiences based on a study abroad trip taken by students in the University Participant (UP) program at Western Carolina University (WCU) to London, England and Dublin, Ireland. Information is presented about initial planning, recruiting and selecting participants, course content and instructional procedures, organizations and agencies visited, providing travel support for students with ID, lessons learned, challenges, future research, and implications for practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ireland (Dublin); North Carolina; United Kingdom (London)
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