WHO WE SERVE
Over the years, we've found the following students THRIVE within our program:
Students who have a primary diagnosis of intellectual or developmental disability or cognitive delay.
Students who are comfortable handling ADL's for self-care.
Students who are able to move around with minimal staff assistance.
Students looking to build a foundation in living activities and grow in their independence.
Students who enjoy engaging with peers and living in a peer-centered environment.
Students who have the ability to follow basic organizational rules designed for everyone's safety and wellbeing.
Students who do not want to harm themselves or others and/or do not have a history of this behavior.
Students who have graduated high school.
Additional Admissions criteria
Reading ability is on at least a third-grade level.
Has basic mathematics understanding; can use a calculator.
Can utilize technology (cell phone, laptop, etc.) on a basic level.
Able to handle changes in routine; can be flexible in fluctuating circumstances.
Not defiant toward authority; is able and willing to follow simple directions.
Be able to live and function in a group situation (1:3 care ratio) while demonstrating the ability to accept personal responsibility for actions and maintaining respect for self and others.
Has the potential to be successful in competitive employment situations.
Has the desire and motivation to participate in a college experience.
Has parents who will support his/her independence.