5930 Middle Fiskville Rd.
Austin, TX 78752
ACC's STEPS is a two-year program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities interested in gaining skills to enter the workforce or continue to develop their education. STEPS provides support to help adults achieve their individualized goals. Working together with agencies and schools, we provide comprehensive supports through their entire two years leading towards increased independence and employability.
|Public or private:||Public|
|Type of school:||2-year community college or junior college|
|Is this program a federally funded TPSID program?||No|
|Students in this program:||Have graduated or exited from high school|
|Number of students:||60|
|Description of our summer transition program:||As a community college, we offer courses all 3 semesters. Fall, Spring, and Summer classes are available. Students may start any semester. We also offer mini-camps on transportation, dating, nutrition, and so much more.|
|Deadline to apply to this program:||First day of each semester|
|Link to admissions process:||Admissions link|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Accepts out-of-state students?:||Yes|
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||Varies from student to student|
|Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates|
|Cost of the program:||
Tuition cost is $896 per class. Being a community college, we do not have room and board available.
|Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)?||No|
|Students pay for the program in the following ways:||
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||
|Students take courses that are only for students in this program:||Yes|
|Information on special classes:||
Getting Ready for College
Professionalism in the Workplace
Principles of Retailing
Transition to Work
Career Exploration and Planning
|Time spent only with other students in this program:||Between half the time and 75% of the time|
|Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program:||Occupational Skills Award|
|The credential(s) is/are:||
|Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program:||80%|
|Other career development activities are:||
|Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program:||80%|
|We offer the following specialized credentials:||
Our students have the option to continue their education to other certification through ACC Continuing Education or Austin Community College.
|Housing is provided to students:||No|
|Students participate in student organizations on campus:||Yes|
|Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program:||50%|
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
ACC Student Life offers a wide variety of extra activities for our students.