Detailed Information
Services Provided

The Building and Encouraging Youth Opportunities in North Dakota (BEYOND) program is a 15 week, interactive training program designed to prepare students with disabilities for adulthood.

BEYOND provides students with the training and resources needed to make independent living decisions following high school. Program curriculum involves skills training on topics such as disability awareness, self-advocacy, employment, education, housing, fiscal management, transportation, healthcare, communication, and recreation.

Each lesson is facilitated by Independence, Inc. staff at participating high schools throughout the region.

Additional Info

For more information contact 701-839-4724.

Mission Statement

To advocate for the freedom of choice for individuals with disabilities to live independently through the removal of all barriers.

The program is entirely grant funded and is absolutely no cost to the students or school district.
youth with disabilities ages 14-22. It is designed to help students in the transition from the secondary school environment to independence in the world of work, post-secondary education, and adulthood.
Area Served
Western North Dakota
Contact Information
Sierra Scherr
Street Address
315 3rd Ave SW
Mailing Address
315 3rd Ave SW