2405 Robert Dedman Drive
Austin, TX 78712
|Program Contact||Jon Pierce|
UT Informal Classes offers continuing education classes that are designed for students with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Some time in each class includes meeting with other UT students. Students may also be supported to participate in over one hundred additional continuing education courses.
|Public or private:||Public|
|Type of school:||4-year college or university|
|Is this program a federally funded TPSID program?||No|
|Students in this program:||
|Number of students:||100|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|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:||$125 per course|
|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:||
Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas and Autism Society of Central Texas offer full or partial scholarships to individuals with Down syndrome and autism respectively. Ruby's Rainbow will provide scholarship to individuals with Down syndrome.
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||Typical Continuing Education courses|
|More about course access:||
Students participate in continuing education classes specifically designed for adults with IDD, and may also take continuing education courses that are for the general community.
|Students take courses that are only for students in this program:||Yes|
|Information on special classes:||
We offer 4-6 continuing education courses each semester (spring, summer and fall) aimed at students with IDD on a variety of enrichment topics that students can choose from.
|Time spent only with other students in this program:||None of the time|
|Other career development activities are:||
|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:||None of the time|
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
UT college students socialize and learn alongside adults with IDD during each class.