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Beyond Academics featured in moving AAIDD film – breaking news

Posted on Thursday, June 21st, 2012 by UNCG Research.

Breaking News

This June, North Carolina hosted the 136th Annual Meeting of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD).  As part of a video welcoming meeting participants to our state, AAIDD featured UNCG’s Beyond Academics. Click play for a peek into the great work this program does for our students and community!

The Beyond Academics program supports students with intellectual disabilities in a four-year certificate course of study called Integrative Community Studies (ICS). By emphasizing careers, meaningful avocations, and community living, ICS prepares students for a self-determined lifestyle after college.