Adult with Disabilities
Are you an Adult Learner with a Disability? The mission of School Operations, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, is to provide students with the necessary academic, vocational and interpersonal skills for successful employment and life long learning in a rapidly changing, technologically oriented global society.
Adults with disabilities are provided services through two programs. The Adults with Disabilities and Senior adult Learner grant (A-SNAP) and traditional post-secondary adults with disabilities services.
Contact Information, Hours, and Days of Service
For more specific information on Adult with Disabilities, please call Ms. Anthenisia A. Jackson, Instructional Supervisor at 305-571-0311 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Adults with Disabilities Resources
The AWD/ASNAP program is delivered to the residents of Miami-Dade County, Florida through Miami-Dade County Public Schools utilizing certified part-time hourly teachers. The program is targeted at Adults with Disabilities and Senior Citizens with Disabilities who are not seeking competitive employment although some of the senior citizens are employed. The program responds to the need to maintain the highest possible level of cognitive ability to halt or reverse intellectual decline, education, enhance creative abilities and promote independence and community living. The educational needs of the program participants will be fostered through a collaborative effort between the affiliated agencies and the adult education centers and technical colleges. The needs of the targeted populations will be individualized/customized through the Adult Individual Education Plan (AIEP) for both adults with disabilities and senior citizens with disabilities.
Students with a disability who enroll in Adult Education Centers or Technical Colleges may be eligible for accommodations including program completion without TABE and additional time on assessments. Students are required to self –disclose the disability, provide documentation and request the accommodation. This will be documented by a 504 Plan developed by a counselor, administrator and/or other team members.