Learning Academy at the University of South Florida

Berkman, Karen

U of South Florida CARD

$22,134.00

Community Grants

Tampa

FL

United States

2008

City: 
Tampa
State/Province: 
FL
State/Province Full: 
Florida
Country: 
United States

The Learning Academy at the University of South Florida is a two year, four semester transitional program designed to help students with Autism Spectrum Disorder achieve a life of opportunity, independence and success. the goals for the program are to provide a rich experience through coursework to enable students to enhance and advance their job seeking or college preparation skills; to provide an inclusive, authentic experience for students with disabilities with age appropriate peers that provides classroom based and experiential learning; to increase personal knowledge and technical skills of each participant that leads to successful adult experiences; to improve the ability of participants to find and maintain employment; to provide experiential opportunities that lead to successful career and employment outcomes and to improve the ability of participants to gain college acceptance and social and academic success.

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