Florida Atlantic University
Academy for Community Inclusion
Access limited to local school district:
Students attend/audit classes with students without disabilities:
Internships / Employment:
Types of disabilities are included in this program:
- Students must have a diagnosis of a developmental disability
Accepts special diploma, or other non-standard diploma:
- Residential component for on-campus housing will be developed for in Years 2 and 3
Students will be issued a college ID with access to all college events:
Certificate options available:
- There are three certificate options available to students: 1. Supported Employment 20 credits; 2. Supported Community Living 20 credits; 3. Supported Community Access 20 credits Students may select any or all certificate tracks.
Application on website
FAU Academy for Community Inclusion
Dr. Mary Louise Duffy
Dr. Michael Brady
Curriculum and Training Specialist:
Gwen Carey, M.Ed.
The FAU Academy for Community Inclusion is a college program for high school graduates who have been diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The program allows students to earn certificates in supported employment, supported community access, and supported community living. These certificates are offered in an inclusive college environment on the FAU Jupiter campus. The program allows students to participate in college activities, clubs, organizations, that are available to all FAU students.