Intellectual Disability & Cognitive Impairment Eligibility Definition
For TAPESTRY Admissions Requirement - updated Spring 2012
The following is taken from the Higher Education Act Section (HEA) 760(2):
(A) Was/Is eligible for Special Education Services under IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).
Additional information that may be helpful when determining eligibility:
(B) Has a diagnosis of Intellectual Disability or Cognitive Impairment
Information that may be helpful when determining eligibility:
Organizations you are already working with may have documentation of a youth's intellectual, cognitive and adaptive functioning. You may request copies of diagnoses from organizations that work with your youth, please note this list is not all inclusive:
Student Services Coordinator(907) firstname.lastname@example.org@alaskachd.org
UAA TAPESTRY Office
3211 Providence Drive,
Anchorage, Alaska 99508
If you know a student who you believe would be a good fit for this program, but are unsure if they fall under these eligibility guidelines please give us a call and we can assist you.
Lara MaddenStudent Services CoordinatorTAPESTRY Postsecondary Transition Program907.email@example.com