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Transition Academy

The two-year, tuition-based Transition Academy program offers a supportive environment that helps build crucial independent living and career-readiness skills. Participants can maximize their capacity to live more independently through our Learn4Independence® curriculum, taught by the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) off-site at GateWay Community College in Phoenix. 

Adults with autism have access to specially designed, individualized services, including career counseling for volunteering, internships and employment. Take a moment to watch this short video, Dylan’s Day, to experience a day in the life of a Transition Academy student.

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Your Next Step

We encourage you to join us for an upcoming virtual tour of First Place hosted by Founder and President/CEO Denise Resnik, providing a glimpse of what our community offers to individuals seeking unique support to help them live more independently.

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