Florida IPSE Institutions
FIU Education: Panther LIFE
Florida International University’s Project Panther LIFE’s current curricula for students with disabilities is guided by the principles of individualized and person-centered, functional or practical to maximize independence, adaptive or adjustable to meet each student’s needs, and ecologically relevant or based on the student’s environments and major activities (Wehman & Kregel, 1997).
FSCJ: Vertical Training Program
V.E.R.T.I.C.A.L (Vocational and Employment Readiness Training in Comprehensive Adult Learning) provides students enrolled in vocational workforce certificate programs with the support and employment skills training needed to succeed in the competitive workforce and lead a productive life.
The ARC of Jacksonville On Campus Transition at UNF
The Arc Jacksonville On Campus Transition (OCT) at UNF was created to provide young adults with intellectual disabilities with vital missing services and supports that will assist them in successfully transitioning into adulthood and to live a productive life within the community.
Project 10 STINGRAY
Project 10 STING RAY (Students Transitioning Into the Next Generation, Recognizing Alternatives for Youth) is a partnership of the Pinellas County School District, Project 10, the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, the Florida Department of Education, and the Florida Governor’s Commission on Disabilities. It offers young adults with intellectual disabilities, ages 18 to 22, an opportunity to experience life on a college campus while developing self-determination, independent living, and employability skills.
UCF Inclusive Education Services
Inclusive Education Services (IES) at the University of Central Florida offers students with intellectual disabilities an inclusive, comprehensive non-degree seeking academic experience with a vocational focus.