Project FOCUS provides an inclusive university experience for transition age students to participate in collegiate-level academic courses, community-based work internships and social campus life events.
Our students graduate as independent, self-determined, confident, employable citizens rooted in the knowledge and skills gained during their inclusive university experiences.
INCLUSION DIGNITY OPPORTUNITY ADVOCACY COLLABORATION
INTEGRITY DETERMINATION COMPASSION EQUITY
Our Students Will...
build resilience and overcome challenges through creative problem solving.
navigate the world by a better understanding of social interactions.
expand their knowledge and broaden their perspectives through university courses.
develop and improve skills needed for competitive and integrated employment.
use technology to explore, practice and improve methods of communication.
Project FOCUS Will...
support our students in inclusive environments using evidence-based practices such as student-led IEPs.
offer rigorous academic coursework and career readiness curriculum made accessible through student-specific adaptations.
find and foster personalized internship sites aligned with individualized career goals.
collaborate with local, state and national agencies for the braiding of services to promote and improve the quality of life for our students as they transition into adulthood.
provide the essential knowledge and skills to support our students in fully accessing and integrating into the Wildcat Community.