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In The News…Autism Services Focus of New Push

By Shaun Heasley September 15, 2014 Federal officials say they’re embarking on a new effort to identify best practices to meet the needs of individuals with autism from childhood to adulthood. The National Institute of Mental Health is doling out $7.9 million in first-year funding for 12 research projects that will assess…


Student Employment..What a TREAT!

Charlie Trotter & Ashton Williams are thrilled to have the opportunity to gain employment at Phoenicia Specialty Food Market in Downtown Houston! This opportunity was offered after successfully fulfilling the requirements of an Occupational Skills Certificate as well as an impressionable interview. If you are in the Phoencia Specialty Food Store,…


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The VAST Academy provides comprehensive transition postsecondary certificate programs, pre-college “bridge” courses and support services to individuals with disabilities.


Achieving My Dream

After graduating from Stratford High in Spring Branch ISD, Kristan Jimenez began HCC- Northwest VAST Academy in Fall 2009 with a career goal to become a successful classroom teacher.