Welcoming Adults with Disabilities and Low Levels of Literacy
- Reading and Writing
- Mathematics and Personal Finance
- Science and Social Studies
- Computer Technology
- Civics and Independent Living Skills
- Workplace Skills
- Health and wellness
- Complete assessment
- Arrange transportation
- Follow attendance policy
- Take breaks and have lunch independently
- Set goals for literacy education and/or job preparedness
- Follow the Code of Student Conduct and Classroom Conduct
- Manage all personal care needs
- Request accommodations through A-B Tech’s Support Services (if applicable)
- Schedule appointment with Coordinator/Specialist
- Take assessment
- Meet with advisor and register for classes.
ABE Foundations offers classes in a variety of subjects for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Emphasis is placed on helping students become as independent as possible, by improving academic, vocational, social, survival, and independent-living skills.
ABE Foundations, formerly called Compensatory Ed or “Comp Ed” from 1983-2013 operates under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 2014 to the present.
Specialist, Kathy Hipps