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Young Adult Life Transitions (YALT)

Young Adult Life Transitions (YALT)
Erie Community College
Young Adult Life Transitions (YALT)
6205 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
Program Contact Tim Crowden
Email tcrowden@people-inc.org

ECC YALT is a community based pre vocational program designed for young adults with intellectual disabilities who want to further their education on a college campus. The ultimate goal of the program is to obtain employment. This program serves students who have graduated or exited from high school.

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
Requirements
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Other diploma (e.g., IEP diploma, certificate of attendance)
  • 18-23
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)? No
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • 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 audit
  • Typical Continuing Education courses
Classroom/academic time spent only with other students in this program: About half the time
Last updated: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:38