Building Better Futures for Adults with Autism
nonPareil is a post-secondary, not-for-profit serving adults with autism spectrum disorder. We provide training that enables them to acquire skills that will enhance their ability to live a more productive and independent life. We focus on strengths, and our goal is to help each student progress toward their full potential.
Whether you’re looking to obtain work-readiness skills, the confidence to pursue a college degree, or want to explore a career in the technology field, nonPareil may be for you. We are proud of our innovative and cutting-edge program that has proven and successful outcomes.
“WE HIRE ABILITY” EMPLOYER RECOGNITION PROGRAM
Congratulations to nonPareil Plano for being recognized by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), in partnership with Workforce Solutions North Central Texas, for their commitment to employ and empower Texans with disabilities and participating in the “We Hire Ability” program!.
We want to expand to help more young men and women with Autism. We currently have 3 locations in Texas, and 1 in Florida, with interest from cities across the U.S. We need your help to help us meet our goals. Please help us today.
nP Online offers virtual training to students living outside the areas of our in-person sites. Click here to go to learn more about nP Online.
Our son has been at nonPareil Houston since 2016… and enjoying every day of it. This is what we saw: His conversation increased; he made friends; he started talking to us more; he started talking to EVERYONE more, asking questions. Staff challenged him to be more organized and to participate. He felt safe and cared for. The staff is continually working on the program, adding new classes and groups and clubs. This is beyond anything we could have asked for or imagined. We thank God for nonPareil.
Our son is a “high functioning” adult on the autism spectrum. Even though he earned a college degree, can live fairly independently and is muti-talented, we were unable to envision a productive and secure future for him. He had been out of college for about 6 years and had little to no job experience, when we learned about nonPareil Institute. Learning to code and develop video games just sounded ideal as he is passionate about them. Much to our surprise he fell in love with the program immediately and now sees it as a potential career path. Without a doubt, the staff at nonPareil “get it.” The program is multi-dimensional, including a technical side and a social/life skills side. Both sides communicate with each other and work together to achieve optimal success. The crew members are able to follow and develop their strengths while gaining invaluable team building and social skills. Our son is now a part time staff member serving as a computer lab assistant. We could not be more pleased and very grateful that we found nonPareil!
My son has been at nP since it opened in October 2015. It is an amazing place. Crew feel accepted and understood. Wonderful staff. A true community. We love nonPareil!
We travelled from Florida to tour the school. My son and I loved the staff and some of the students we met and he tells everyone he is coming to school here and can’t wait until he graduates.
nonPareil has been a very important part of my family and has a special place in my heart. The staff, faculty, executive management are absolutely amazing. The young adults they mentor, are even better. The work they do, is a mission of love, compassion, AND structured in as family type environment. I would recommend nonPareil to anyone, this is a very special community. Schedule a tour!
My daughter Katie was the first student at nP Houston. She has a number of challenges, and her educational experiences during her short life have made her a challenge at times to work with as well. I am grateful every day for the opportunities to learn and grow in community provided to my daughter by nP Houston. I see maturation, increasing self-confidence, an effort made to developing relationships, and an increasing commitment to do the work. And she is happy!
I am grateful every day for the opportunities to learn and grow in community provided to my daughter. I see maturation, increasing self-confidence, an effort made to developing relationships, and an increasing commitment to do the work. And she is happy!
Our son has been attending nonPareil Institute Orlando for almost 2 years. The goals and expectations set from day 1 have far exceeded our expectations. Our son has found his home away from home, his friends, a community and a purpose. Our family could not imagine our son without nonPareil. We are so grateful for the amazing staff, the CEO, and all the donors who came together to make sure nonPareil Orlando could open.
As a former volunteer it was an amazing experience and environment! So happy for the opportunity to be a part of such a great team and see firsthand all the wonderful work that goes on there.
nonPareils’ program is designed to develop both commercially – viable technical skills and social skills. I am proud to be part of the team that is attempting to fill a significant vacuum in the community.
I am so excited about his future now. To be able to learn from and then to work for such a great place is more than we could have ever hoped for our child.
No-one can predict where this journey will take our daughter, but NonPareil has helped her immeasurably as she prepares to engage the real-world. The metamorphosis that nP is enabling is nothing short of astounding.