Help us get the word out!
Many people do not know students with intellectual disability can go to college. We need your help to share the “Think Higher. Think College.” message!
What to share
All of the resources for the campaign are available in this google drive. Feel free to download and share.
Everyone has a part to play in making college possible for students with intellectual disability. Our resource guide is a great place to start and includes an overview of inclusive postsecondary education programs and resources, links, tips, and tools for college planning. Other printable resources are available for specific audiences including:
“Think Higher. Think College.” campaign videos showcase the benefits and realities of inclusive college life for students with intellectual disability. The videos feature students and faculty from five different college campuses, highlighting the positive impact of inclusive higher education to students, families, and the entire campus community. It is available in various lengths and formats to meet your needs.
How to share
The tools and resources on the campaign website can be shared freely with teachers, transition specialists, vocational rehabilitation professionals (VR), school administrators, families, community members, and staff and faculty at colleges and universities.
Here are some ideas to Take Action:
- Print a few posters out and share with colleagues at school.
- Share our publications at state transition and VR conferences
- Send campaign materials out to families or educators you work with
- Share at an upcoming state or national transition or college fair
- Share during an IEP or person-centered planning meeting
- Add links from your website to ours
- Download the poster and hang it in your office or classroom
Social Media and Email
Share the “Think Higher. Think College.” campaign materials on social media, in email or newsletter communications, and in presentations. All of the resources for the campaign are available in this google drive, including campaign images, graphics, and videos. Feel free to download and share.
Here are some sample social media posts to get you started. Or even better create your own!
Can people with intellectual disability go to college? Yes, they can! Visit the “Think Higher. Think College.” public awareness campaign website to learn more. You’ll find a new video and lots of resources to #ThinkHigher #ThinkCollege at www.ThinkHigherEd.net.
People with intellectual disability can #ThinkHigher. #ThinkCollege. Think Access. Think Equity. Think Employment. Think Friendships. Think Confidence. Think Independence. Learn more at www.ThinkHigherEd.net.
Only 2% of school-age students with intellectual disability (ID) go to college. Learn how to change expectations for students with ID and #ThinkHigher. #ThinkCollege. www.ThinkHigherEd.net
Follow us and share directly from any of our Think College social media platforms
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/thinkcollege
- Twitter: www.twitter.com/thinkcollegeICI
- Instagram: www.instagram.com/thinkcollegeici
- Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/company/think-college
Have another idea? Or a question about how to use these resources? Send us an email at: email@example.com