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Center on Disabilities and Human Development awarded Think College Grant

February 16, 2018

The Center on Disabilities and Human Development (CDHD) was awarded a $20,000 Strategic Capacity Building grant from Think College to support state-level collaboration and consortium building. CDHD was one of the ten applicants awarded a grant selected out of 31 total applications. The first stakeholder meeting will be held February 28, 2018, in Boise. With the funds, CDHD plans to develop an Idaho task force whose primary goal is increasing opportunities for inclusive post-secondary education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities. The grant funds will allow for multiple meetings to learn how Idaho can create and develop inclusive post-secondary programs on campuses in Idaho.

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