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Supported Education: The Transition to College Program

Caminar collaborates with the College of San Mateo and San Mateo Behavioral Health and Services to provide educational support services to students with disabilities to help them achieve success in attaining their educational goals.

Caminar Supported Education Program offered at College of San Mateo, CA (a community college) provides a full array state-of-the-art support services to students with disabilities including peer support, specialized classes, educational accommodations and on-campus counseling and support. Students with all types of disabilities including mental health conditions are completing classes, achieving certificates and going on to four-year universities.  This model program also has a special team that works with Transition Age Youth.  This team offers a tailor-made curriculum geared to increasing personal assets in young adults that are found to improve quality of life, reduce risk factors and give them the basic skills they need to go on to further studies and educational goals.

Caminar Supported Educational Program was selected as a model program site in a research study by Boston University, highlighting its specialized support services aiding in educational success for students with disabilities.

For more information on the Transition to College Program at San Mateo College, please click on the link below:

http://collegeofsanmateo.edu