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 F.O.C.U.S. (Forming Occupational and Community Understanding for Success) is a 2 to 4 year post-secondary education program for young adults with intellectual/developmental disability including Autism.

Mission Statement
The purpose of  F.O.C.U.S. is to provide an inclusive, accessible, and productive career education program for college aged students with Intellectual Disabilities in the Las Vegas valley that promotes self-determination, community engagement and partnerships, job readiness and transitions to adulthood through person-centered planning, inclusive teaching, evidence-based research, and positive behavior supports.
F.O.C.U.S. uses the principles of the Universal Design for Learning and Person Centered planning to provide a 100% inclusive program to help college students achieve current and future academic, independent living, and employment goals. If you wish to find out more about the program please contact us at focus@unlv.edu.

 

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Our May Newsletter is now available – click here to view!
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CHECK OUT OUR PAST NEWS

http://www.ktnv.com/morning-blend/magic-show-for-charity-32317     Our recent visit to the morning blend with Kaffe Live

http://www.fox5vegas.com/clip/12688184/putting-students-with-disabilities-on-the-road-to-higher-education  Recognition of Fox 5 in August, 2016

http://www.unlvrebelyell.com/2016/04/12/unlv-provides-employment-opportunities-for-adults-with-disabilities/  written by Denise Hernandez. Published on April 12, 2016

http://www.reviewjournal.com/life/focus-helps-those-intellectual-disabilities-attend-college written by Michael Lyle. Published on August 23, 2015

http://kunv.org/may-26-2015/   Radio Interview with Josh Baker with Host Gary Larson. Aired May 26, 2015 on 91.5 FM The Source

http://www.scrippsmedia.com/ktnv/positively-lv/better-lv/Project-Focus-helps-students-with-disabilities-go-to-college-303959881.html    Aired on May 15, 2015 by Beth Fisher

http://news.unlv.edu/article/college-all  written by Afsha Bawany. Published April 14, 2015.

http://m.reviewjournal.com/view/paradise/special-education-program-helps-students-pursue-their-passions   written by F. Andrew Taylor. Published March 25, 2015.