The APPS Assessment assists individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders with self-determination and employment readiness skills. The program, which is offered at the Workforce & Technology Center in northeast Baltimore, includes:
Pathways provides educational support services for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The DORS Pathways program is a collaboration between DORS and two- and four-year colleges throughout the state. Students participating in Pathways enroll in credit/certificate classes and register with the Disability Support Services (DSS) at their college. DORS Pathways coordinator works with the students, their families and DORS Counselors, as well as the DSS staff and faculty at the college.
DORS Workforce & Technology Center offers customized driver education for individuals diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.
The APPS program includes worksite visits in the community, such as this class visit to the AMC 14 movie theaters in Columbia.
College students with autism spectrum disorder receive on campus guidance through Pathways. They meet regularly with the Pathways Program Coordinator and participate in a Social Skills group.
Pathways Program Coordinators are available at:
Pathways Coordinators: help students access on campus supports, communicate with professors to make sure students are staying current with assignments, and provide ongoing support so students can be successful in college.
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The Vocational Rehabilitation program receives 78.7% of its funding through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. For Federal fiscal year 2019, the total amount of grant funds awarded were $47,197,460. The remaining 21.3% of the costs ($12,773,900) were funded by State appropriations.