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Educational Opportunities

Arlyn Transition Program

3013 Illinois Road, Wilmette, IL 60091    
(847) 256-7117

Website: arlynschool.org    


Beacon College

105 E. Main Street, Leesburg, FL 34748  
(352) 787-7660

Website: beaconcollege.edu


Brehm-Options Transitions & Independence

1245 E. Grand Avenue, Carbondale, IL  62901     
(618) 549-4201

Website: experienceoptions.org     


Camelot School

Mount Prospect, IL 60056          
​(847) 391-8035

Website: thecamelotschools.com


Chapel Haven East
1040 Whalley Ave. New Haven, CT 06515
(203) 397-1714  x148
Website: 
https://www.chapelhaven.org/

Chapel Have West
1701 N. Park Ave. Tucson, AZ 85719
(203) 397-1714  x148
Website:
https://www.chapelhaven.org/chapel-haven-west/

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137     

(630) 942-2800

Website: cod.edu


College of Lake County

19351West Washington Street, Grayslake, IL 60030     

(847) 543-2000

Website: clcillinois.edu


Community College of Denver
1111 W. Colfax Avenue, Campus Box 04, Denver, CO 80217     
(303) 556-2600
Website:
ccd.edu      

Elmhurst College
190 Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126    
(630) 617-3752
Website:
elmhurst.edu/elsa 

JCFS Chicago
6639 N. Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60606     
(855) 275-5237
Website:
jcfs.org 

Landmark College
1 River Road South, Putney, VT 05346     
802-387-4767
Website:
landmark.edu

Lincoln College
300 Keokuk St., Lincoln, IL  62656     
(800) 569-0556
Website:
lincolncollege.edu

National-Louis University/PACE Program
122 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60603    
(312) 261-3770
Website:
nl.edu/pace


Oakton Community College 
1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines, Illinois 60016     
(847) 635-1759
Website:
oakton.edu

Orchard Academy
7660 Gross Point Road, Skokie, Illinois 60077        
(847) 967-1800 
Website:
orchardacademy.org    

Parkland College
2400 West Bradley Avenue, Champaign, Illinois 61821    
888/467-6065
Website:
parkland.edu 

Triton College
2000 Fifth Avenue, River Grove, IL, 60171    
(708) 456-0300 
Website:
www.triton.edu  

The University of Iowa
5229 Lindquist Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-152    
(319) 384-2127
Website:
www.education.uiowa.edu/services/reach/home     

Vincennes University
1002 N. First Street, Vincennes, Indiana 47591   
(800)742-9198
Website:
www.vinu.edu

New York Institute of Technology
300 Carlton Ave. Central Islip, NY 11722
800.345.6948
Website:
www.nyit.edu 

Northeastern University, LDP (Learning Disabilities Program)
360 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02115
(617) 373-4526
Website:
www.northeastern.edu/ldp  

OPTIONS 
101 S. Lewis Ln. Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 549-4201
Website:
www.experienceoptions.org  

Options for College Success
455 Davis St. Suite 455, Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 425-4797
Website:
www.optionsforcollegesuccess.org  

Riverview School, Inc.
551 Route 6A East Sandwich Cape Cod, MA 02537
(508) 888-0489
Website:
www.riverviewschool.org/home 

Taft Community College

29 Emmons Park Dr. Taft, CA 93268
(661) 763-7799
Website:
www.taftcollege.edu/tcwp/til 

The Horizons School
2018 15th Ave. South Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 322-6606
Website:
www.horizonsschool.org  

Vista, Vocational and Life Skills
107 Bradley Rd. Madison, CT 06443
(860) 399-8080
Website:
www.vistavocational.org  

Chapel Haven East
1040 Whalley Ave. New Haven, CT 06515
(203) 397-1714  ext. 185
Website:
www.chapelhaven.org                                            

Chapel Haven West
1701 N. Park Ave. Tucson, AZ 85719
877-824-9378
Website:
www.chapelhaven.org/west  

College Living Experience, National
Texas, California, Colorado, Florida & Washington D.C.
866.376.4783
Website:
experiencecle.com 

College of Lake County, Personal Success Program
19351 West Washington St. Grayslake, IL
(847) 543-2990
Website:
www.clcillinois.edu 


Post Secondary Transition Programs/Residential Schools

Central Lakes College- Brainerd Technical Campus
501 West College Drive • Brainerd, MN 5640
800-933-0346
Website:
www.clcmn.edu 

Cloister Creek
1280 Highway 138 SW, Conyers, GA 30094
(770) 483-0748
Website: 
http://www.realpages.com/sites/cloistercreek/page2.html

The Foundation for Independent Living
1831 Lyons Rd. #118, Coconut Creek, FL 33063
(954) 968-6472
Website: 
https://filinc.org/

Independence Center
3640 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Suite 102
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 202-7102
Website: 
https://www.independencecenter.com/

College Internship Programs (CIP) 
(847) 556-9247
Website:
cipworldwide.org 
Long Beach, CA
Berkeley, CA 
Melbourne, FL 
Lee, MA 01238 
Amherst, NY 

Programs Listed by Aspergers Foundation International:
FOUR YEAR COLLEGES: 


Arizona: 
Arizona State University

(480) 965-2100
Website:
asu.edu    

University of Arizona
(520) 621-2211 
Website:
www.arizona.edu    

Arkansas:
Harding University

(501) 279-4000
Website:
www.harding.edu  

California: 
California State Polytechnic University
(909) 869-5299
Website:
www.cpp.edu 

California State University
(857) 304-2087
Website:
www.calstate.edu  

San Francisco State University
(415) 338-1111 
Website:
www.sfsu.edu  

Santa Clara University
(408) 554-4000 
Website:
www.scu.edu  

University of San Francisco

(415) 422-5555 
Website:
www.usfca.edu  

Connecticut: 
Trinity College

(860) 297-2000 
Website:
www.trincoll.edu  

Florida: 
University of Central Florida

(407) 823-2000 
Website:
www.ucf.edu 

Florida Atlantic University
(561) 297-3000 
Website:
www.fau.edu 

Georgia: 
Brenau University

866.239.4762 
Website:
www.brenaudegree.com   

Georgia State University
(404) 413-2000 
Website:
www.gsu.edu 

Reinhardt College
(770) 720-5526 
Website:
www.reinhardt.edu 

Illinois: 
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 

(217) 333-1000 
Website:
www.illinois.edu 

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
(618) 453-2121 
Website:
www.siu.edu 

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
800- 447-7483
Website:
www.siue.edu  

Indiana: 
Anderson University

800.428.6414 
Website:
www.anderson.edu 

Iowa: 
Iowa State University

(515) 294-4111 
Website:
www.iastate.edu 

Loras College
800.245.6727 
Website:
www.loras.edu  

St. Ambrose University
(563) 333-6000 
Website:
www.sau.edu 

University of Iowa
(319) 335-3500 
Website:
www.uiowa.edu 

Massachusetts: 
Boston College

(617) 552-8000 
Website:
www.bc.edu  

Michigan: 
Finlandia University

(906) 482-5300 
Website:
www.finlandia.edu 

University of Michigan
(734) 764-1817 
Website:
www.umich.edu 

Minnesota: 
Augsburg College

(612) 330-1000 
Website:
www.augsburg.edu 

Missouri: 
Westminister

(800) 475-3361 
Website:
www.westminster-mo.edu 

Montana: 
Montana State University-Billings

(406) 657-2011 
Website:
www.msubillings.edu 

Montana State University-Bozeman
(406) 994-0211 
Website:
www.montana.edu  

Nebraska: 
Union College

(518) 388-6000 
Website:
www.union.edu 

New York: 
Bryant-Stratton College

(866) 948-0571
Website:
www.bryantstratton.edu  

Iona College
(914) 633-2000 
Website:
www.iona.edu 

New York University
(212) 998-1212 
Website:
www.nyu.edu  

Rochester Institute of Technology
(585) 475-2411 
Website:
www.rit.edu 

St. Bonaventure University
(716) 375-2000 
Website:
www.sbu.edu  

St. Lawrence University
(315) 229-5011 
Website:
www.stlawu.edu  

State University of New York-Delhi
(800) 963-3544 
Website:
www.delhi.edu  

North Carolina: 
Appalachian State University

(800) 963-3544 
Website:
www.appstate.edu  

Brevard College
(828) 883-8292 
Website:
www.brevard.edu  

Ohio: 
Wright State University

(937) 775-3333 
Website:
www.wright.edu  

Pennsylvania: 
College Misericordia

(570) 674-6400 
Website:
www.misericordia.edu  

Dickinson College
(717) 243-5121 
Website:
www.dickinson.edu  

East Stroudsburg University
(570) 422-3211 
Website:
www.esu.edu 

Mercyhurst College
(814) 824-2000 
Website:
www.mercyhurst.edu  

Penn State Mont Alto
(717) 749-6000 
Website:
www.montalto.psu.edu 

Rhode Island: 
Johnson and Wales University

(844) 625-1304
Website:
www.jwu.edu  

South Carolina: 
Limestone College

(864) 489-7151 
Website:
www.limestone.edu  

Tennessee: 
Middle Tennessee State University

(615) 898-2300 
Website:
www.mtsu.edu  

University of Tennessee at Knoxville
(865) 974-1000 
Website:
www.utk.edu  

Texas: 
Abilene Christian University

(325) 674-2000 
Website:
www.acu.edu 

Southern Methodist University
(214) 768-2000 
Website:
www.smu.edu  

University of Houston
(713) 743-2255 
Website:
www.uh.edu  

Vermont: 
New England Culinary Institute

(877) 223-6324 
Website:
www.neci.edu  

Norwich University
(802) 485-2000 
Website:
www.norwich.edu  

Virginia: 
Old Dominion University

(757) 683-3000 
Website:
www.odu.edu  

West Virginia: 
West Virginia Wesleyan College

(304) 473-8000 
Website:
www.wvwc.edu  

Wisconsin: 
University of Wisconsin-OshKosh

(920) 424-1234 
Website:
www.uwosh.edu  

TWO YEAR COLLEGES: 
Arizona: 
Phoenix College 

(602) 285-7800 
Website:
www.phoenixcollege.edu  

Pima Community College
(520) 206-7171 
Website:
www.pima.edu  

California: 
Allan Hancock College

(805) 922-6966
Website:
www.hancockcollege.edu 

Contra Costa Community College
(510) 235-7800 
Website:
www.contracosta.edu  

Glendale Community College
(818) 240-1000 
Website:
www.glendale.edu  

Mesa College
(619) 388-2600 
Website:
www.sdmesa.edu 

Saddleback College
(949) 582-4500 
Website:
www.saddleback.edu  

Colorado: 
Front Range Community College

(303) 404-5000 
Website:
www.frontrange.edu  

Pikes Peak Community College
(719) 502-2000
Website:
www.ppcc.edu   

Connecticut: 
Middlesex Community College

(800) 818-3434 
Website:
www.middlesex.mass.edu  


Florida: 
Hillsborough Community College

(813) 253-7000 
Website:
www.hccfl.edu  

Hawaii: 
Hawaii Community College
 
(808) 934-2500 
Website:
www.hawaii.hawaii.edu  

Illinois: 
Harper College

(847) 925-6000 
Website:
goforward.harpercollege.edu  

Lewis and Clark Community College
(618) 468-7000 
Website:
www.lc.edu  

Indiana: 
Ivy Tech Community College

(888)489-5463 
Website:
www.ivytech.edu  

Iowa: 
Des Moines Area Community College

(800)362-2127
Website:
www.dmacc.edu  

Muscatine Community College
(563) 288-6001 
Website:
www.eicc.edu  

Massachusetts: 
Mount Wachusett Community College

(978) 632-6600 
Website:
www.mwcc.edu  

Michigan: 
Kellogg Community College

(269) 965-3931 
Website:
www.kellogg.edu  

Schoolcraft College
(844) 723-6763 
Website:
www.schoolcraft.edu  

Southwestern Michigan College
(800) 456-8675 
Website:
www.swmich.edu  

Missouri: 
Ranken Technical College

(314) 286-4809 
Website:
www.ranken.edu  

Minnesota: 
Alexandria Technical College

(320) 762-0221
Website:
www.alextech.edu  

Nevada: 
Truckee Meadows Community College

(775) 673-7111 
Website:
www.tmcc.edu  

New Hampshire:
Nashua Community College 

(603) 578-8900 
Website:
www.nashuacc.edu  

New York:
Sullivan County Community College

(800) 577-5243 
Website:
www.sunysullivan.edu  

North Carolina: 
Mayland Community College

(800) 462-9526
Website:
www.mayland.edu  

North Dakota:
North Dakota State College of Science

(800) 342-4325 
Website:
www.ndscs.edu  

Williston State College
(701) 774-4200 
Website:
www.willistonstate.edu  

Pennsylvania: 
Bucks County Community College

(215) 968-8000 
Website:
www.bucks.edu  

Johnson College
(800) 293-9675 
Website:
www.johnson.edu  

Texas:
Austin Community College

(512) 223-7747 
Website:
www.austincc.edu  

Blinn College
(979) 830-4000 
Website:
www.blinn.edu  

Lone Star College- Kingwood 
(281) 312-1600 
Website:
www.lonestar.edu/kingwood  

St. Phillip's College
(210) 486-2000 
Website:
www.alamo.edu/spc  

Tarrant County College
(817) 515-8223 
Website:
www.tccd.edu  

Vermont: 
Landmark College

(802) 387-6718 
Website:
www.landmark.edu  

Virginia: 
Virginia Western Community College

(855) 874-6690 
Website:
www.virginiawestern.edu  

Washington: 
Green River College

(253) 833-9111 
Website:
www.greenriver.edu  

Wenatchee Valley College
(509) 682-6800 
Website:
www.wvc.edu  

Wisconsin: 
University of Wisconsin Colleges

(888) 463-6892 
Website:
www.uwc.edu  

Wyoming: 
Laramie County Community College

(800)522-2993 
Website:
www.lccc.wy.edu 

Specialized Independent Living Programs
Allen Institute: Center for Innovative Learning: (Charter Oak State College)
   
Connecticut   860-515-3800
www.charteroak.edu

College Internship Program: Massachusetts, Florida, Indiana & California
877-566-9247
www.cipworldwide.org

College Living Experience (CLE): Florida, Colorado, Texas, California & Washington D.C.
866-381-0710
www.experiencecle.com

The Horizons School: Alabama
(205) 322-6606
www.horizonsschool.org

Threshold Program at Lesley University: Massachusetts
(800) 999-1959 ext. 8181
www.lesley.edu/threshold-program

Autism Spectrum Institute at Illinois State University
education.illinoisstate.edu/asi