Project F.O.C.U.S. (Forming Occupational and Community Understanding for Success) is a 2 year post-secondary education program for young adults with intellectual/developmental disability, including Autism. F.O.C.U.S. uses the principles of the Universal Design for Learning and Person Centered planning to provide a 100% inclusive program that helps college students achieve current and future academic, independent living, and employment goals.
100% Inclusive. 100% UNLV Rebels.
DIFFERENT. DARING. DIVERSE.
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.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS:
We are thrilled to announce that Project F.O.C.U.S. at UNLV has recently been approved as a Comprehensive Transition Program by the U.S. Department of Education. We are now one of 75 approved programs in the nation.
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- Project FOCUS is currently looking for a VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) to work with FOCUS for the upcoming year! Do you know someone who might be interested? Apply here: https://www.vistacampus.gov/how-apply-americorps-vista or contact us at email@example.com for more information.