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STRIVE U

STRIVE U
Kaplan University
STRIVE U
28 Foden Road
South Portland, ME 4106
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Program Contact Bill Hughes
Email bhughes@pslstrive.org
Phone 207.774.6278
Website http://www.pslstrive.org/striveu

STRIVE U is a two year residential-based program that provides post-secondary education and training to young adults with developmental disabilities in the realms of residential, employment, and community skills with the goal of enabling its graduates to live and work as full community members with maximum independence, productivity, and dignity

General
Public or private: Private
Type of school: 4-year college or university
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program: Have graduated or exited from high school
Number of students: 14
Requirements
Deadline to apply to this program: February 1st
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Other diploma (e.g., IEP diploma, certificate of attendance)
  • 18-25
  • Student must be their own legal guardian
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 2 years
Cost
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:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Scholarships
  • Adult intellectual/developmental disability state agency 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
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes:

There are four courses that students take in the two year program supportive to employment outcomes.

Time spent only with other students in this program: All of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Certificate
The credential(s) is/are: Just for students in this program
Employment
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 100%
Other career development activities are:
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Housing
Housing is provided to students: Yes
Housing options available:
  • Specialized off campus
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: No
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: More than 75%
Last updated: Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 14:28