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The Arc of the Arts and Austin Community College

The Arc of the Arts and Austin Community College
Austin Community College
The Arc of the Arts and Austin Community College
4902 Grover Ave.
Austin, TX 78756
Program Contact Mariah Lossing
Phone (512) 476-7044 ext 215

The Arc of the Capital Area is proud to announce our partnership with Austin Community College! We have become a satellite location for Austin Community College providing evening and weekend courses for adults with and without Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Here at The Arc of The Capital Area we are staffed by professional trained artist instructors able to teach and grow new to advanced artists. We believe that art is a unique way for those with I/DD to express themselves and are committed to providing a safe space for the creative process to take place. These fully inclusive art courses are offered year round.


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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: 40
This program will be serving students in: 2017-2018
School district or agency partner: Austin Community College
Contact person: Mariah Lossing
Deadline to apply to this program: Rolling
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • 18+
  • Student must be their own legal guardian
  • Student must be a resident of the state where the program is located
Accepts out-of-state students: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Accomodate all disabilities
Program length: Varies from student to student
Tuition amount: $291.50
Program specific fees: $0.00
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:
  • Federal Financial Aid
  • Medicaid Waiver or Day Habilitation funds
Scholarships available:

Lindsey Jane Bartley Memorial Scholarship Fund for Continued Education Classes through ACC.

Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical Continuing Education courses
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes:

Intro to Digital Photography, Intro to Mixed Media, Film Studies, Begin to Paint, Fundamentals of Collage, Drawing Techniques, Fundamentals of Visual Art, Paint Like The Masters.

Classroom/academic 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: Continuing Education Units
The credential(s) is/are: Continuing education credential
Other career development activities are:
  • Volunteer work
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: No
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: All of the time
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

Art Shows, Field Days, Events with Texas Cowboys & Sweethearts, and more.

Last updated: Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 18:27