The transition from High School graduation to college, technical school, or independent living can be the most challenging experience a student can face. Research reveals students with disabilities who had some type of Post Secondary Education experience were much more likely to obtain competitive employment, required fewer supports and earned higher wages.
Royce Collegiate Institute provides students with opportunities to develop and practice good work habits and appropriate behaviors while building skills that may be required for employment or as a student in a collegiate setting.
Important for independent living, these skills include grocery shopping, scheduling, financial management/budgeting, maintaining a household, etc.
Social skills are an important part of independent life. We will work on real-life scenarios and relationship development in a variety of settings.
Individualized instruction to help prepare for the workforce which will include communication skills, resume building, mock job interviews and career exploration.
Choosing the right college, admission requirements, and course scheduling.
General requirements and study in the areas of writing and language.
A traditional progression (advancement) from the last high school class completed combined with "real life" math consisting of on-line banking, money management, budgeting, etc.