Apply for SOAR

The program is open to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who are in their last two years of high school.

Students are referred by local educational agencies. Ask your child's teacher for more information about SOAR.

Questions can also be sent to Kristen Samsell, NEIU supervisor, at or at (570) 876-9235.

Of course, you can always contact the program at Marywood University at

Students at Marywood Can:

  • Mentor SOAR students as a work study job coach
  • Fulfill service learning or professional development requirements by volunteering
  • Attend monthly social events
  • Be a lunch buddy