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Florida IPSE Institutions

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Florida IPSE Programs

This document lists programs in Florida that  meet the definition of inclusive postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities, as defined in the TPSID initiative of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA, 2008).

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IHE Comparison Chart

This document compares the Florida’s inclusive postsecondary education programs for students with intellectual disability.

 

 

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FIU Education: Panther LIFE

Florida International University’s Project Panther LIFE’s current curricula for students with disabilities is guided by the principles of individualized and person-centered, functional or practical to maximize independence, adaptive or adjustable to meet each student’s needs, and ecologically relevant or based on the student’s environments and major activities (Wehman & Kregel, 1997).

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FSCJ: Vertical Training Program

V.E.R.T.I.C.A.L (Vocational and Employment Readiness Training in Comprehensive Adult Learning) provides students enrolled in vocational workforce certificate programs with the support and employment skills training needed to succeed in the competitive workforce and lead a productive life.

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The ARC of Jacksonville On Campus Transition at UNF

The Arc Jacksonville On Campus Transition (OCT) at UNF was created to provide young adults with intellectual disabilities with vital missing services and supports that will assist them in successfully transitioning into adulthood and to live a productive life within the community.

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Project 10 STINGRAY

Project 10 STING RAY (Students Transitioning Into the Next Generation, Recognizing Alternatives  for Youth) is a partnership of the Pinellas County School District, Project 10, the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, the Florida Department of Education, and the Florida Governor’s Commission on Disabilities. It offers young adults with intellectual disabilities, ages 18 to 22, an opportunity to experience life on a college campus while developing self-determination, independent living, and employability skills.

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UCF Inclusive Education Services

Inclusive Education Services (IES) at the University of Central Florida offers students with intellectual disabilities an inclusive, comprehensive non-degree seeking academic experience with a vocational focus.

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FIU's Course Instructor Packet

The Course Instructor Packet for Florida International University’s Project Panther LIFE: Panther Learning is for Everyone contains an assortment of documents including a program abstract, introductory letter, student accommodations, and additional forms needed by faculty.

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FIU's Letter of Introduction

The Letter of Introduction for Florida International University’s Project Panther LIFE: Panther Learning is for Everyone contains a brief explanation of the program, the course and section number with the Panther LIFE student, and follow up contact information for faculty.

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Sample Introduction Letter

Sample Letter of Introduction to Professors

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Best Practices from Lynn University: Choice, Voice and Possible Selves

This Hartwick Symposium session captures how the ACCESS Program at Lynn University has integrated with the campus and supported each ACCESS student on their own personal journey to attain maximum potential as workers, learners and people. 

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The Florida Consortium's Debut of the Universal Design for Learning Postsecondary Online Module

Universal Design for Learning for Postsecondary Education (UDL) is a new online module developed through a team effort led by Mickie Hayes, Director of the Florida Consortium on Postsecondary Education and Intellectual Disabilities.

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Project 10 STING RAY Sample Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

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Memorandum of Understanding between University of North Florida & The Arc Jacksonville, Inc.

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Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Florida State College at Jacksonville and The School Board of Duval County for Transition Instruction and Employment Support (TIES)

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House Bill 7151 - Postsecondary Education, Students with Disabilities

On July 22, 2011, the Florida Department of Education issued a Memorandum that addresses House Bill 7151. Effective July 1, 2011, House Bill 7151 expands access to postsecondary education for individuals with intellectual disabilities by allowing reasonable substitutions for entry, admission to a program of study, and graduation requirements.

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The development of this website’s contents was funded by the University of Central Florida through a grant from the Office of Postsecondary Education, United States Department of Education (2015-16, CFDA 84,407A, P407A150068-16).  However, the contents of the website do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

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