First Choice

Our program teaches adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities how to transition from dependent to independent living. Our specialized training and education meet them where they are and enhance their livelihood.

Quick Facts

  • Location: Southeast Campus
  • Cost: Cost may vary depending on the number of courses chosen.


All students must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Be able to travel to and from class independently or with an attendant.
  • Maintain appropriate behavior during unsupervised lunches and breaks or have an aide to supervise.
  • Demonstrate proper hygiene.
  • Not have a recent history of violent offenses.


Students will have the option to choose from the following classes:

  • Crafts and Arts
  • College Exploration
  • Health and Nutrition
  • IDD Introduction to Computer Basics
  • Independent Living
  • Math Skills
  • Money Management and Budget
  • Reading and Vocabulary Enrichment
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Social Skills and Communication

How to Apply and Register

Before you can register, complete the following:

  1. Meet with Lifestyle and Community Learning staff at the campus that you want to attend and review the courses in the program.
  2. Complete an admission interview.
  3. Review the registration process with one of our staff. (both student and parent)
  4. Gather funding sources.
  5. Visit a classroom in session. (optional)


Southeast Campus

Lifestyle and Community Learning

Updated February 13, 2024