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Completed high school and no longer receiving support from the public education system. Documented disability diagnosis of intellectual disability. Demonstrate ability to communicate reliably with staff, faculty, and mentors. If living in the dorm, demonstrate an ability to live independently and take care of daily functioning and basic support needs (e.g., toileting, hygiene, feeding, etc.) Express desire and motivation to complete a postsecondary education program. Express desire and motivation to work 10 hours per week at a campus job. Express desire to attain a job in an inclusive employment setting upon completing the program. Demonstrate active participation throughout the application and interview process. Demonstrate sufficient emotional and independent stability to participate in all aspects of the Blackburn and Beyond coursework and campus environment. Have proof of health insurance. Must be able to independently self-administer and manage medication and specialized dietary needs. Demonstrate the ability to navigate campus safely. Required Materials for Application
Completed Blackburn and Beyond application. Letter of reference and completed reference forms. Interview (In-person or Virtual). Most recent transcript. Two most recent IEP’s. Psychological evaluation completed within adolescence.