Vocational Education & Life Skills
The mission of KEYS to Exceptional Youth Success (KEYS) is to ensure that high school students with disabilities in our community can access academic, vocational or other post-secondary learning opportunities.
KEYS is founded and run by 100% volunteer board and through donations by a caring community.
The multidisciplinary group of professionals at ACE in the Adults with Disabilities Program offer assistance developing and honing the skills necessary to become independent and contributing members of society. Our programs are literacy based with focus on skills such as: employability, academic, economic independence, horticulture, daily living, cooking, communication and technology.
The post-school lives of transitioning young adults can be greatly improved when schools, adult service providers and families work together well before the young person exits the public school system. The Transition Program is one approach to ensuring a seamless transition from school to independent adult life for young people with disabilities.
ACE ensures a seamless transition from school to independent adult life for young people with disabilities. These students frequently need continuing employment and agency supports, as well as community and life skills training.
The Eagle Connections Program, located at Tallahassee Community College, is a postsecondary transition program for individuals with intellectual disabilities. EC provides career, academic, and independent living skills enrichment, along with helping students develop short — and long-term goals in these areas — all while providing a comprehensive college experience.
The mission of Lively Technical College is to provide career-oriented education for the community. Their vision is to lead workforce training by utilizing industry driven educational solutions and community partnerships to equip students to meet the needs of local and global employers.
Through the arts and other programs, Pyramid offers students the opportunity to earn a paycheck, develop a social role, win the respect of the public, and to gain the social skills, work ethic and other skills necessary to lead full productive lives as active members of their communities.
Since 2002, Widening Adult Vital Experiences, Inc (WAVE) has provided opportunities for social activities including their performing chorus, community involvement, and life-skills training activities for adults with developmental disabilities.