Education Department

SOAR (Students On-Campus Achieving Results) is a one-of-a-kind program that encourages independent living and prepares students with autism for competitive employment.


Real Life Experiences

SOAR provides students with autism "real life experiences" in an age-appropriate environment. The six enrolled students attend classes at Marywood, participate in a half-day of vocational activities in various offices and departments at the University, and participate in student activities. Meet the Students

Community Support

Marywood work-study and volunteer students act as job coaches and mentors for SOAR students. It's a transformational experience for all involved. Learn More

SOAR Documentary Trailer