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Project ACCESS
Florida Keys Community College-Main Campus
Project ACCESS
5901 College Road
Key West, FL 33040
Program Contact Karla Malsheimer
Email karla.malsheimer@fkcc.edu
Phone (305) 809-3292
Website http://www.fkcc.edu

Project A.C.C.E.S.S. (Accessing Community College Educational experiences, Social experiences and Skills for careers) is the comprehensive transition and postsecondary program is designed to support students with intellectual disabilities who are seeking to continue academic, career and technical, and independent living instruction at an institution of higher education in order to prepare for gainful employment.

General
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
  • Are still enrolled in high school
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Ruth Holland
Requirements
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Cost
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? Pending (we have applied to become a CTP but have not yet been approved)
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Tuition Waivers
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
  • Scholarships
  • Adult intellectual/developmental disability state agency funds
  • Federal Financial Aid
  • Grant Funding
  • Medicaid Waiver or Day Habilitation funds
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical college courses for audit
  • Typical Continuing Education courses
Last updated: Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:28