InclusiveU Program at Syracuse

Developmentally Disabled and Going to College

(Source: New York Times August 3, 2017)
Meghan Muscatello interning in the offices of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families as part of the InclusiveU program at Syracuse University. 

Half a dozen students, some in Syracuse University T-shirts, sat around a conference table joking about appropriate job interview outfits. No bathing suits, pajamas or Halloween costumes. Added their instructor, not joking: “No tank tops.”

Then Brianna Shults, leading the workshop with a kindhearted but no-nonsense approach, launched into the Q. and A. section. “So if I identify my interview outfit, should I wear it to bed the night before so I’m all dressed and ready?”

“No!” the group responded in unison.

“And before you put your clothes on, what’s the most important step?”

“Shower!” a few called out.

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