Live & Learn 2020 Flyer

The UNT WISE Live & Learn Summer Program assists young adults with disabilities, ages 14-22, to develop vocational skills, independent living skills, and social & recreation skills. Live & Learn is a two (2) week program for participants interested in vocational planning for their future. Overnight accommodations in campus housing are provided and public transportation will be utilized for travel around campus and the community. This program opens the door to the realities of the adult world of work and living.

Focus Areas: Activities:
  • Work Values & Interests
  • Disability Disclosure
  • Transferable Skills
  • Soft Skills 
  • Job Search Tools
  • Application Training
  • Resume Building
  • Transportation Training
  • Cooking and Nutrition
  • Employment Lifestyle
  • Money Management & Budgeting 
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Recreation
  • Activities/Leisure Time
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Creative Career Forum
  • Escape Room
  • Climbing Wall
  • Media Library
  • Physical Fitness Lab
  • Food & Kitchen Safety Lab
  • Cooking Lab
  • Nutrition Lab
  • Technology Petting Zoo
  • Vocational Evaluations
  • Worksite Observation Tours
  • Leisure Pool
  • Denton Square Outing
  • Team Sports

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WHEN: 

Session 1: May 31st, 2020 - June 12th, 2020

Session 2: June 14th, 2020 - June 26th, 2020

Session 3: July 12th, 2020 - July 24th, 2020

LOCATION: University of North Texas campus in Denton, TX

FEE: $5,000 (private pay or TWS Sponsorship)

For more information: untwise@unt.edu & 940.565.4000

    In order to apply for this program, participants will need to contact their Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselor through Texas Workforce Solutions (TWS). The VR Counselor is the point of contact in order to apply for the program. If you do not have a VR Counselor please contact the nearest Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) office near you by referring to the VRS Directory.

    Space is limited and the program fills up quickly, so please contact your VR Counselor ASAP in order to apply for the program.

    Applications will begin being accepted from VR Counselors beginning 2/03/2020.