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FLCC College Experience

FLCC College Experience
Finger Lakes Community College
FLCC College Experience
3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Program Contact Wendy Nelson
Email wnelson@ontarioarc.org
Phone 585-919-2163

Individuals participating in the College Experience are 18 years of age and over. They are actively involved in campus life. Students utilize all aspects of the College Experience, from athletic facilities to cafeterias to actual classes. The college campus provides a learning environment that promotes independence and community involvement. The program is designed to explore employment interests or day service opportunities through internships at local businesses in the community. In addition, the program concentrates on improving social and communication skills and expand and enhance life skills such as money management, community independence and self-advocacy.

General
Public or private: Public
Type of school: 2-year community college or junior college
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program: Have graduated or exited from high school
Number of students: 10
Description of our summer transition program: Program does not break for summer
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Ontario ARC
Requirements
Deadline to apply to this program: April 1, 2018
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Other diploma (e.g., IEP diploma, certificate of attendance)
  • 18+
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: Varies from student to student
Cost
Cost of the program: Community Pre-Vocational OPWDD funds will pay the daily rate of about 139.00 Schools can also pay for those students not yet 21 and wish to attend.
Additional costs: $0.00
Auditing class required the purchase of all books, etc.
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? No
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Medicaid Waiver or Day Habilitation funds
  • Students 18-21 years old are funded by their local education agency if approved by CSE, Students over 21 must be eligible for OPWDD support. Students may also elect to self pay.
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for audit
Time spent only with other students in this program: About half the time
Employment
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 100%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 100%
We offer the following specialized credentials:

Certificate of Completion and walk on Graduation day

Housing
Housing is provided to students: No
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: 25%
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

Join clubs and campus activities attend games and concerts

Last updated: Monday, February 5, 2018 - 15:08