HEELS Bridge is an 8-week, virtual program that serves to “bridge” a successful transition to college, for those seeking enrollment in HEELS UP or other certificate programs in North Carolina. The program covers important college readiness areas, such as navigating disability services, student roles/responsibilities, student wellness, self-advocacy, and social/campus life participation. Through an emphasis on access, selfdetermination, and self-directed exploration, the program prepares individuals to maximize the benefits of a college experience. HEELS Bridge will be led by UNC M.S. Occupational Therapy student, Jacklyn Googins, under the supervision of UNC’s OT/OS Department Director, Nancy Bagatell, PhD, OTR/L and CIDD’s Director of Advocacy and Inclusion, Anna Ward. Program Details Dates: May 10-July 1, 2021 Time: Click here to view the Summer 2021 Class Calendar Application Deadline: March 5 th , 2021 (you may apply for more than one H2T program) Application: Applications can be found HERE Cost: $350 for enrollment in HEELS Bridge only. $450 for participants with dual enrollment in HEELS UP. Financial assistance may be available upon request. Includes 2 classes per week, 1 individualized coaching session per week, bi-weekly office hours and selfadvocacy panels, and all materials: Planner, College Exploration Handbook, Worksheets. For more information, or if you need a paper application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!