Martin S.A.I.L.S. (Students Acquiring Independent Living Skills)

2580 SE Willoughby Boulevard
Stuart, FL  34994
(772) 219-1515 ext. 172
Program Specialist, Transition:
Dr. Elizabeth Jekanowski

Martin S.A.I.L.S. (Students Acquiring Independent Living Skills) was designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities who are ages 18-22 years old.  The Martin S.A.I.L.S. program focuses directly on transition opportunities and post-secondary goals of student who have deferred receipt of their standard diploma.

This student-driven, teacher-led program strives to promote the development of skills in the four domains of transition:  Vocation and Employment, Independent Living, Personal and Social, and Recreation and Leisure.

Students participating in Martin S.A.I.L.S. will participate in a variety of community-based instruction and work-based learning opportunities as well as learning lab activities.  Through hands-on learning centers and labs, students also gain knowledge and experience in a variety of independent-living and self-determination skills.  Martin S.A.I.L.S. is housed at The Hope Center for Autism in Stuart.


Class Teacher Donors  
Teacher Bryan, Christina
  • Bill and Tami Shull
  • The McBrides