Autism Action Partnership (AAP, is pleased to announce their collaboration with higher education institutions and campus life to ensure the success of Prosper Academy, a two-year post-secondary educational program designed to promote independent living, self-sufficiency, and social skills for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD); as well as the individualized goal attainment for each student enrolled. Prosper Academy is accepting applications for its inaugural cohort, which begins in fall of 2022.

Prosper Academy students will live in dorm-style housing at St. John Paul II Newman Center and follow a typical college schedule at Metropolitan Community College – South Campus and other community spaces including: formal classes, social immersions, volunteerism, internships, and employment.

AAP has licensed an evidence-based curriculum, Learn4Independence®, which is used in similar transition programs across the country. Curriculum covers topics such as: work, finances, relationships, nutrition, health, identity, community, transportation, independent living, communication, and social skills.

To learn more about Prosper Academy, visit and fill out the inquiry form. There are ongoing events for interested community members. Any Prosper Academy program questions should be directed to

Autism Action Partnership has served the Nebraska autism community for over a decade by providing support to families, advancing inclusion throughout our community, and creating pathways to individual prosperity. Learn more and connect with them at