DETAC Webinar: How HBCUs Serve Students with Intellectual Disabilities in Higher Education Programs

Event Start Date: May 14, 2024 - 3:00 PM EDT
Event End Date: May 14, 2024 - 4:00 PM EDT

Please click here to register for the webinar.

Join the Disability Employment Technical Assistance Center (DETAC) for their upcoming National Community of Practice webinar. Presenters from Think College, Alabama A&M University, and Arkansas State University will provide a roadmap for developing, maintaining, and expanding post-secondary education (PSE) programs for students with intellectual disabilities at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). This webinar will: 

  • Review national trends in PSE programs for students with intellectual disabilities at HBCUs.
  • Provide an overview of the Southeast Postsecondary Education Alliance (SEPSEA) HBCU Committee. 
  • Discuss how the first program in the nation at an HBCU was established, including an overview of program structure, partners involved, and employment outcomes. 


  • Derrick Wesley, Technical Assistance (TA) Consultant, Think College, Directed Analytics, Inc.
  • Sharon Brown, PhD, CRC, Associate Professor; Coordinator of Rehab Counseling Concentration; Founder/Director of the Bulldog Learning Independence Fostering Education and Employment Postsecondary Program, Alabama A&M University
  • Kristin Johnson, PhD, Associate Professor; Executive Director, Helping Our Wolves Learn (HOWL) RESTORE Hub, Arkansas State University

Registrants can note accommodation needs — such as captioning or sign language — on the registration page. The webinar will be live captioned. Webinars are recorded and posted with supporting materials on the DETAC website.

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