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Local Magazine Addresses Disabilities Services at Area Colleges

August, 2017
  • Disability Services Staff.
    Disability Services Staff.

Worcester Magazine’s recent article on August 3, 2017, “Education: Intellectually-disabled students finding local college pathways,” highlighted the increased awareness that colleges have regarding those with intellectual disabilities.

Area colleges discussed their programs and services in the article, including Quinsigamond Community College’s Director of Disability Services, Kristie Proctor, who discussed the school’s commitment to access for all individuals. Also highlighted in the article was QCC’s Operation T.A.L.E.N.T. (Transformation through Academic Learning and Experience to Navigate Tomorrow) program, a 10-month certification program for individuals with disabilities who are interested in post-secondary training and education. The program focuses on practical skills such as computer, career and workplace readiness needed to be successful in entry-level office and business support jobs.

To read the complete article visit, “Education: Intellectually-disabled students finding local college pathways”