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Transition Pathways

Transition Pathways
Drexel University
Transition Pathways
3020 Market Street
Suite 510
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Program Contact Jackie Abrams
Program Contact Email
Phone 215-571-3443
Website Program website

Transition Pathways of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute at Drexel University is a growing collection of innovative approaches to improve outcomes for young adults on the autism spectrum.

School-to-Work Transition program participants are exclusively students from the School District of Philadelphia.

Program information submitted: March 15, 2022

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: Are still enrolled in high school
Number of students: 32
School district or agency partner: School District of Philadelphia
Program serves students who have left high school? No, all of our students are still in high school
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 18-21
Accepts out-of-state students? No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 1 year
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 enrolled in this program take the following types of inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Students do not take typical college courses
Students take courses that are only for students in this program:
Do all students in this program enroll in at least one inclusive college/university course for credit or audit each semester? No
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 100%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 100%
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? Yes
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes