Meg Grigal

Co-Director, Think College Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston

Meg GrigalMeg Grigal is a national expert on inclusive higher education and transition for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities I/ DD. Meg has spent the past 15 years trying to advance the field of inclusive higher education, working with colleges, schools, families and students to develop, expand, and improve inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disability. Dr. Grigal conducts research and provides evaluation and technical assistance on exemplary practices for supporting students with disabilities in the community, employment, and postsecondary education settings. At Think College, she serves as a principal investigator on a variety of research grants including: the I3Think College Transition Model Project, the National Coordinating Center for the Transition Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) Model Demonstration Programs and the Future Quest Island Stepping Up to Technology project. She co-authored the groundbreaking book, Think College! Postsecondary Education Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities, with Debra Hart as well as many other book chapters, journal articles, and research to practice briefs, and produced a short documentary on inclusive higher education.