College Transition Programs

LINKS and the Mat-Su Borough School District are collaborating to offer parents a training and orientation program for families seeking an innovative college-based transition program.
On Monday, February 8, 2016, 6:00-7:00 pm, at Finger Lake Elementary School, a representative from Shepherds College, Union Grove, Wisconsin, will discuss their college program for individuals who have completed four years of high school and have an intellectual disability and need future training in functional academics, life skills, relationship skills, and career opportunities.
University of Alaska, Anchorage
In March 2016 (date to be determined), LINKS and the Mat-Su Borough School District will sponsor a presentation about the University of Alaska, Anchorage, Tapestry Postsecondary Transition Program for students (ages 18 to 21) with intellectual and cognitive disabilities. Tapestry is a post-secondary college experience to develop self-advocacy skills, engage in career exploration, and develop social skills that lead to employment in a career field or enrollment in a postsecondary educational program.
If you are interested please RSVP with LINKS at 373-3632. Hope to see you there.