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Amy Dwyre, M.S.

Amy Dwyre, M.S. Biography:

Amy Dwyre, M.S., a Senior Associate at TransCen, Inc., is the Project Coordinator on the Postsecondary Education Research Center (PERC) project funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to set up technical assistance centers and collect data on college-based transition programs for students with intellectual disabilities (ID). In addition, Ms. Dwyre is working on the Center for Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, in partnership with the Institute on Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. The Center will conduct research and disseminate information on promising practices that support individuals with intellectual disabilities so that they can gain access to and be successful in inclusive postsecondary education. Formerly, she coordinated the Baltimore Transition Connection, a 5-year federally funded transition project for students with ID on 2- and 4-year colleges and universities in Baltimore, integrating the local school system, adult service providers, the colleges and universities, and the community. Ms. Dwyre is a national trainer for TransCen in the areas of transition, marketing and job development, special education, community classroom models, and self-determination. She has a master’s in rehabilitation counseling with a focus on transition and supported employment from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


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  • Think College!

    ISBN: 978-1-55766-917-9

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    Help students with intellectual disabilities succeed in college with this comprehensive resource. You'll discover the big picture of today's postsecondary options and learn how to support students with disabilities before, during, and after a successful transition to college.

    Paperback $39.95 Qty:

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