Vocational Independence Program

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Vocational Independence Program or VIP is one of only 10 postsecondary schools in the United States that is known by the U.S. Department of Education as a Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary (CTP) program for students with an intellectual disability.[1] In order to be accepted into the VIP program, students must be enrolled in the summer program[2] and the interconnected program[2] is for students 16 to 22 with special needs and provides job training and coursework in independent living, social and academic skills.[3] Any student admitted to the VIP program must be at least 18 years of age.[4] The IQ scores of these students are 70-143.[2]

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  1. Costs/Financial Aid. Accessed July 30, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Vocational Independence Program Overview. Accessed July 30, 2012.
  3. Changes in autism diagnosis worry some. Accessed July 30, 2012.
  4. VIP Brochure. Accessed July 30, 2012.