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Ala Costa Adult Transition Program (ACAT)

Thank you for your interest in Ala Costa's ACAT Program. 

Our Adult Programs team works in partnership with Berkeley Unified, participants and their support systems to ensure each person experiences success within community integration and self determination in compliance with their IEP goals.

Applying 

Interested families in the Berkeley Unified school district should contact their district representatives 

 

 

Participants who are NOT part of Berkeley Unified School District or North Regional SELPA are required to receive an inter-district transfer to enroll in the ACAT program. To start the process interested families must go through school district officials not Ala Costa Centers

 

All interested participants are encouraged to schedule a tour!

Program Details

Hours: 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM, Monday-Friday

ACAT Brochure

ACAT 2023/24 Calander

"Ala Costa program has done wonders for our grand daughter… She communicates with us a lot better now and her vocabulary has improved.  I want to thank you for helping prepare her for the many life challenges that lie ahead of her in this big complicated world."

 

-MR. AND MRS WHITE, GRANDPARENTS

Why Choose ACAT?

WE ARE INDUSTRY LEADERS IN TRANSITION PROGRAMMING 

We are a team of professional educators, and advocated for disability justice who stand for the equal inclusion of intellectually disabled people in community life

With over a decade of experience, the ACAT program highlights our deep understanding of what makes for successful transition services through the delivery of innovative and 100% community based programming 

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WE DELIVER EMPOWERING HANDS ON PROGRAMMING

We empower and prepare participants for a life after the school system. It is our belief that the best transition services are not just a continuation of services but an evolution of services that meet the practical needs of emerging adults - out of the classroom, and in the real world.

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WE CONNECT PARTICIPANTS TO WHAT MATTERS MOST

We teach and encourage curiosity, communication, choice making and authentic interactions with the world leading participants to identify and develop connections with their community and support systems.

So they may discover and explore their interests, abilities, friendships, and achieve self-determined personal and professionals goals.

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