IDEAL Program

Igniting the Dream of Education and Access at Lipscomb

Vision:IDEAL provides young adults with IDD access to opportunities for growth and independence that promote inclusion, belonging and contribution, which can lead to life-changing outcomes, thus impacting students, families and the community.

Who: Students between the ages of 18-26 who have completed high school and have a documented intellectual or developmental disability (ID/DD) are encouraged to apply.

What: IDEAL is a two year, non-residential certificate program that is designed to encourage and support students with ID/DD to experience college as their peers do. IDEAL students take classes, go to sporting events, complete internships, eat in the cafeteria, attend chapel and enjoy just being a college student.

When: Application window for Fall 2019 is October 1, 2018 through January 15, 2019. 

Join us for the Bison Boogie 5K Race

The 3rd Annual Bison Boogie 5K will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018.  Download the printable Bison Boogie 5K flyerOnline registration is now open!


Andrea Pewitt, IDEAL Program Director

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