The College Transition Connection (CTC) works with select colleges and universities in South Carolina to design, create and fund transition and post-secondary opportunities for young adults with intellectual disabilities.
Transition from College to Independent Living
In March of 2013 CTC hosted a conference in Columbia, South Carolina, that focused on the needs of college graduates as they move toward independent living. Each college or university involved addressed a different topic. Below is a description of each presentation, along with videos of all the talks. » watch videos
College of Charleston: Social Networking
The College of Charleston created a website that shares their efforts to support social engagement for in-person social interaction, as well as the careful use of social media.
Clemson University: Health
Clemson University concentrated on the area of healthy living through the creation of a book, Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability by Joe Ryan, Ph.D., and Daniel A. Traylor. A link to buy the book will be provided when it becomes available for purchase.
Winthrop University: Housing
Winthrop focused on finding housing, from the issues and difficulties connected to that process to the resources that are available to help. » More information
University of South Carolina: Employment
USC tackled the topic of finding sustainable and meaningful employment after graduation. » More information
Coastal Carolina University: Transportation
Coastal Carolina researched the challenges graduates can face in obtaining transportation. » More information