Joshua Baker In The News

K.N.P.R. News
Desert Companion’s December feature "Just like anyone else" (above) profiled a local program that helps adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities get job training and, in some cases, permanent employment. In it, UNLV Assistant Professor of Special Education Joshua Baker said: “The world is inclusive, so why do we separate them? … At 18, we talk about the least restrictive environment. I argue that’s college. So why do people with intellectual disabilities have to watch their peers go off to college while they’re not allowed?”
K.V.V.U. T.V. Fox 5
UNLV assistant professor Josh Baker began researching ways to raise funds for students with intellectual disabilities and autism to go to college back in 2013. The program is a success. He’s August’s Shining Star.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Bailey Lamonte is ready to start college, something her parents never thought possible.