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STATE LEVEL POLICY AND LEGISLATION
Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Across the country, a growing number of state legislatures are taking action to expand opportunities for postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities. While some states have already succeeded in passing landmark acts that make postsecondary education more accessible for students with intellectual disabilities, others are still debating bills and some have yet to introduce significant legislation. The summaries below provide an overview of state legislation that pertain to postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities. They include reviews of both enacted laws and failed bills. At the end of each summary is the name and contact information of a professional who can provide more information about postsecondary education for students with disabilities in each state.


Click on each state to download a summary of current policy and legislation.  Check back soon if you do not find the state you are looking for in the list - new summaries will be added regularly.

Alabama

California

Colorado

Florida

Georgia

Kansas

Kentucky

Maryland

Massachusetts

Minnesota

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Oklahoma

Oregon

Rhode Island

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Washington State