Open House for College Inclusive Programs

GA Tech

Excel at Georgia Tech (formerly known as the IPA) is a four-year program for students with mild intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) leading to two separate certificates.

The Excel program at Georgia Tech invites you to learn more about the program at it’s Open House February 19, 2016 from 12- 2 p.m. at the Scheller College of Business in room 223. To register go here.

Kennesaw State University

The Kennesaw State University Academy for Inclusive Learning and Social Growth offers a fully inclusive college experience to students with different intellectual or developmental abilities who do not meet the university requirements for admission as a degree seeking student. The program involves enrollment as non-degree seeking audit students in typical university courses and includes social integration, career exploration and training resulting in a Certificate of Social Growth and Development.

The Academy for Inclusive Learning and Social Growth hosts tours each month.  The 2016 Open House dates are February 19, March 11, and April 22.  Open Houses will begin promptly at 2:30pm. For reservations or other inquiries contact KSU.


StudentsFirst Discussion of Proposed Changes to the Special Needs Scholarship, 2/5 at 11 am

Steven Quinn, of StudentsFirst, along with his state director will be meeting to discuss the proposed changes to the Special Needs Scholarship. Please join us on Friday, February 5 at 11 am to learn more.

Special Needs Scholarship

Friday, February 5, 2016 @ 11 am

Marietta Square Starbucks
30 Whitlock Ave NW
Marietta, GA 30064


CCSD and Marietta City School District Transition Fair, Saturday, 1/30

A transition fair for students with disabilities exploring post-secondary programs, services, and opportunities will be held on Saturday, January 30, at Marietta High School. Beyond High School: Transitioning to Adult Life will be held from 8:30am until noon.

Speakers and vendors will share information on a variety of areas including recreation, community access, group access, day programs, transportation, customized employment, respite care, guardianship, waivers, SSI, special needs/estate planning, and inclusive programs in colleges and universities. Speakers will begin fifty-minute sessions at 9am. The fair is being presented by the Cobb County School District and the Marietta City School District. Click here to download flyer.

CCSD Parent Event, Monday, January 11, 6:30 to 8:30

The CCSD Division of Teaching & Learning Support & Specialized Services will host a parent event at Floyd Middle School on Monday, January 11, 2016, from 6:30-8:30pm. The event will feature Guest Speaker Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP. Rubin is an Educational Outreach Specialist at the Marcus Autism Center, affiliated with Emory University. She is a speech-pathologist specializing in autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and related social learning disabilities. Following the presentation, there will be a question and answer session.