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Rethinking College is one of the most powerful films I've ever seen. As inspirational as it is informative; it's on the cutting edge of a paradigm shift that is long overdue.
    Gerard Jimenez,
    Parent and Co-Chair
    Texas Down Syndrome
    Advocacy Coalition
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This Viewer’s Guide includes background on the film and those that are featured in it, as well as discussion questions, suggested classroom activities, and ways to use the film to raise awareness.

Rethinking College is a 25 minute film produced by Think College that explores the growing movement to include students with intellectual disabilities in higher education.

Through the perspectives of parents, educators, advocates, policy leaders, and most importantly, students, this film illustrates how colleges and universities can provide a setting for all students to grow, learn and build toward better futures

Suggested uses:

  • Instruct pre-service teachers about college as an option for all students
  • Educate parents about the possibilities of college
  • Encourage students with disabilities to consider and plan for college
  • Inform college administrators about the new movement towards more inclusive college campuses.
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Download a one page resource with several ideas on how to use the film as an advocacy tool.
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Rethinking College: A Film about College for Students with Intellectual DisabilitiesFunded by Grant #90DD0658 from the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.