Education-Related Programs and Services


  • College of Direct Support

    Online curriculum designed for those who support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • Disability Studies at Temple University

    An interdisciplinary collaboration offering accredited programs, mini-series lectures, performances, symposia and more, Disability Studies at Temple is inclusive programming with great diversity in both scholars and students.

  • Disability Studies Graduate Certificate Program

    An interdisciplinary approach to exploring disability from cultural, historical and sociopolitical perspectives.

  • Graduate Student Assistantships

    Twenty hours per week paid, practical learning experience for full-time current graduate students at Temple University.

  • Interdisciplinary Faculty Council at Temple University

    Fostering collaboration across Temple University on disability-related projects including research, teaching, programming, publication, and grant-seeking.

  • Leadership & Career Studies

    A four-year certificate program providing young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities an authentic college experience while developing academic abilities, career aspirations, work skills, and self-determination at Temple University.

  • Leadership Development:
    Competence and Confidence Partners in Policymaking – C2P2

    Training individuals with disabilities, parents of young children with disabilities, and university graduate students, providing up-to-date information, leadership training, and skill building.

  • Leadership Development:
    Competence and Confidence Partners in Policymaking for Families of Children in Early Intervention – C2P2EI

    Offering information about local, state and national issues that affect young children with disabilities, with a particular emphasis on early intervention issues.

  • Leadership Development:
    Families First

    Empowerment training on the basics of early intervention—teaching about early intervention system, meeting with other families, becoming an equal member in your child's Individual Education Plan.

  • The Mini Course Lecture Series on Disabilities

    Several times each year, the program hosts guest speakers and lecturers – experts in a wide variety of fields, including Disability Studies, Assistive Technology, Leadership Development, and Social Policy.

  • Technical Assistance

    Providing technical assistance at the local, state, and international levels to individuals, agencies, and government entities, focusing on increasing the independent productivity and inclusion of all people with developmental disabilities.

  • TechOWL (formerly PIAT)

    This portal provides easy access to all of our Assistive Technology services.

  • Transitions in Aging

    The Transitions in Aging learning modules discuss planning strategies that help aging individuals with developmental disabilities lead a healthy and independent life in the community.

  • Visionary Voices Interviews | Visionary Voices Archives

    History of the Intellectual Disability Movement in Pennsylvania includes interviews with leaders and a collection of archival documents.


For more information, please contact

iod@temple.edu
215-204-1356 | TTY: 215-204-1805

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