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TEACCH Employment Services

TEACCH Employment Services currently serves adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. TEACCH Employment Services helps individuals with ASD to become as independent as possible by assisting them in obtaining and maintaining meaningful and stable employment in predictable and rewarding work environments. Since its inception in 1989, this program has used a variety of job support models to assist more than 500 people with ASD to secure gainful employment and to become productive members in their communities. Contact the program in your region to get more information about the availability of services. read more

T-STEP Program

The TEACCH School Transition to Employment and Postsecondary Education Program (T-STEP) is a community college class supporting the transition to adulthood for 16–21-year-old students with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The T-STEP is a collaboration with the University of North Carolina TEACCH Autism Program, the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (NCDVRS), North Carolina community colleges, and the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program. read more

Project SEARCH ASD-Augmentation Package (AP)

Project SEARCH is a one-year transition program which provides training and education leading to employment for individuals with disabilities. The program occurs on-site at a business where students participate in 20-25 hour a week internship experiences along with 1.5 hours of employability skill work with the support of a teacher and job coach staff. read more

The Carolina Living and Learning Center (CLLC)

The Carolina Living and Learning Center (CLLC) is an integrated vocational and residential program for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder located in Pittsboro, North Carolina. The CLLC is part of TEACCH® and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Located on 79 acres of land just north of Pittsboro, North Carolina, the CLLC has one home for 5 adults and a second home for 10 adults with ASD. Both homes are certified as Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF/IID) and the primary source of operating funds is Medicaid. In addition to being a treatment program, the CLLC is involved in training professionals in the field of autism. read more