The Work and College Opportunities (W.A.C.O.) project at Texas A&M University is a 5-week program held in the Summer for students who are blind or have low vision.
DARS-DBS Transition Program, Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living and Texas A&M Center on Disability and Development collaborate.
This summer work program for DARS consumers is held at Texas A&M University. Participants receive development and instruction in Professionalism, Self-determination and Teamwork. They live in on-campus dormitories. They experience and learn about college opportunities and work in the community 16-20 hours a week.
Development of vocational skills, career exploration, and independent living skills are emphasized.
Staff includes Texas A&M Instructors, Texas A&M Mentors, Job coaches, Vocational Adjustment trainers, Residential staff and O&M instructors to provide consumer development and training. 24-hour supervision is provided.
Info for 2016 program :
A five week work program, will be held in June/July 2016 (dates to be determined) Fees: None DARS-DBS Transition Program, Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living and Texas A&M Center on Disability and Development collaborate. Deadline: February 2016
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