Aggie ACHIEVE at Texas A&M University is a comprehensive transition program (CTP) for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who have exited high school. Aggie ACHIEVE provides an inclusive and immersive college education and equips students for employment in the community. Aggie ACHIEVE aligns coursework, internship opportunities, and extracurricular activities with each student’s academic interests and employment goals.
Aggie ACHIEVE is designed to enroll students for up to four years.For the first two years, students reside in Texas A&M residence halls and have access to TAMU coursework and all campus-related activities. During the third and fourth years, students will select off-campus housing with their families. Aggie ACHIEVE staff will continue to provide support for independent living as needed. Students may attend Aggie ACHIEVE for up to four years.
Students will be reviewed annually for continuation in the program. Each year, students will receive a micro-credential for successful completion of the respective year. Successful completion of these micro-credentials will include satisfactory performance in academics, independent living, employment, and social skills. Students who complete all four years of the Aggie ACHIEVE program will graduate with a Certificate in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas A&M University.
If you are interested in learning more about Aggie ACHIEVE and whether it would be right for you and your family, please attend a virtual open house event.Virtual open houses are a great way to visit with Aggie ACHIEVE staff and learn more about the admission requirements.
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|Type of Organization||Other|
|Categories||Special Education, Training|
|Services offered in Spanish?||No|
|Child Care Available?||No|
|Age Range||22 and up|
|Disability Categories||Developmental Disability, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disability, Physical Disability|
|Does this organization belong to all disabilities?||No|
|This organization belongs to these diagnoses|
|Is this a statewide service?||yes|