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

Logisitcs:

WHEN: Summer 2021 residential transition programs will NOT be hosted on campus. However, the Virtual Pre-ETS Transition Program will be hosted online. 

LOCATION: N/A

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.

 

Applications for the Virtual Pre-ETS Transition Program are currently being accepted. Please contact your VR Counselor to begin the application process.