WILC Programs

The diversity of our programs is a reflection of the individual differences of our students.

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to our loyal partners and business sponsors

WILC Business Sponsor - CONNOILS
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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have additional questions that are not answered below, please contact us.

What services are offered at WILC?2019-07-10T14:39:59-05:00

We are proud to offer daily living, prevocational and vocational services to young adults with autism as both an IRIS and DVR vendor for Supported and Customized Employment. Please see our programs page for more detailed information. We are a 501(c)3 educational non-profit organization. EIN 45-4309128

What qualifications are expected for WILC students?2019-07-10T14:44:20-05:00

Male or female, 18-30 years of age, graduated or High School certificate of completion or be involved in an 18-21 transitional program, and be on the Autism Spectrum. Students need to be independent for personal hygiene and toileting. It is also required that the student be able to use a regular seat belt in car, van or bus.

Can students attend WILC if they are in a transition 18-21 HS program?2019-07-10T14:46:21-05:00

We have worked with multiple school districts and students while attending transition 18-21 programs.   Students often begin to attend one to two days a week during the school year or summer session to increase their daily living, prevocational, and or vocational and community skills while attending their home school.

How do students apply to WILC?2018-08-21T16:26:33-05:00

Complete the Admission Inquiry form at the bottom of this page. Contact will be made by phone and or email to help you begin the process. Need help? Call us at 262-332-7334 and we will walk you through the steps. Visits can be scheduled with the Executive Director.

How do students pay for WILC?2018-08-21T16:24:37-05:00

We are both an IRIS and DVR vendor. Rate per hour for instruction is $34 to $38. We will help assist with information and communication with your IRIS consultant. The IRIS program is a Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver for self-directed long – term supports. Another free community resource is ARCH.

Can my son or daughter be involved with DVR Department of Vocational Rehabilitation for Supported and or Customized Employment training while attending WILC?2018-08-21T16:22:56-05:00

Yes! We are a DVR vendor for Supported and Customized Employment for adults with autism. Our students may be able to choose WILC as a vendor.

Do you provide transportation to and from a student’s residence to and from WILC?2018-08-21T16:20:12-05:00

No, transportation must be provided by family members, caretakers, or driving services. During the school day we provide transportation to and from community activities.

What days and hours of the week is WILC open?2019-07-10T14:52:28-05:00

Office hours are Monday through Fridays 8:00am to 4:00pm. Students attend 9am to 3pm on two or more days per week, but there is some flexibility that can be decided on a case by case basis.

How many students may attend on a given day?2019-09-04T10:31:41-05:00

The number of students varies at a given time because our students may be present at school, in the community for activities, involved with temporary work experiences, or employed.  Most students attend two to four days per week at WILC and may be involved in DVR paid work experiences or permanent part time job hires.

Is there a waiting list?2019-07-10T14:38:38-05:00

There are usually 1-2 students processing at any given time. Please contact Terri Johnson, Executive Director, at 414-378-1318 for information.

Do you have residency requirements?2018-08-21T16:16:52-05:00

We are a day program. Our WILC students come from all over southeastern Wisconsin counties such as Waukesha, Washington, Milwaukee, Walworth, and Racine. Presently our current students live within a 45 mile radius of WILC in Waukesha.

What is our Mission?2018-08-21T16:28:26-05:00

WILC is a private nonprofit college serving adults with autism who desire continued learning; assisting them in reaching their goals for independence. We believe that people with Autism Spectrum Disorders are intelligent and valuable members of society. It is our mission to provide each student with the necessary supports so that he/she may not only have a successful college experience but also become inspired to achieve their purpose in life.

Admission Inquiry

Interested in enrolling at WILC? Fill out this form and our staff will contact you with more information.

    Documentation of Autism diagnosisMost recent Individual Education PlanMost recent educational or medical evaluationTransition/Functional Behavioral Assessment/PlanHigh School TranscriptHigh School Diploma or Certificate of CompletionOther

    Nondiscriminatory Policy for Wisconsin Independent Learning College (WILC)

    Wisconsin Independent Learning College (WILC) admits qualified students of any race, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, or sexual orientation. No person shall, on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, or sexual orientation be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity, or in any employment conditions or practices conducted by Wisconsin Independent Learning College, except as provided by law. Wisconsin Independent Learning College shall comply with all state and federal laws, which prohibit discrimination and are designed to protect the civil rights of applicants, employees, and/or students, or other persons protected by applicable law. WILC is a 501(c)3 Educational NonProfit Autism Specific Organization EIN: 45-4309128

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