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P721Q John F Kennedy Jr School Inclusion Program at Queens College

P721Q John F Kennedy Jr School Inclusion Program at Queens College
Queens College CUNY
P721Q John F Kennedy Jr School Inclusion Program at Queens College
64-19 Kissena Boulevard
Kissena Hall -I, Room 208
Flushing, NY 11367
Program Contact Nicole Vasquez
Phone 718.997.3064

<p>This inclusion program serves students with intellectual disabilities ages 18-21 who are current NYC Department of Education students in alternate assessment. The program strives to meet the needs of each student while promoting the tools, skills and natural abilities of learners with their peers. Instruction focus is on the development of social, vocational, academic and transition skills.</p>

Public or private: Public
Type of school: 4-year college or university
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program: Are still enrolled in high school
Number of students: 23
School district or agency partner: P721 Queens Occupational Training Center
Contact person: Sara Byas
Deadline to apply to this program: December 15
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • 18-21
  • Student must be enrolled in a particular school system/local educational agency
Accepts out-of-state students?: No
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 2 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Retention rate: 100%
Cost of the program:

This program is under NYC Department of Education Distrcit 75 and is free of cost.

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:
  • Local School District funds
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for audit
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes:

<p>Specialized courses that address functional academics.</p>

Time spent only with other students in this program: Between half the time and 75% of the time
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 100%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 0%
Housing is provided to students: No
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:

<p>Students attend campus clubs during their free hour 1-2x weekly. Office of Disabilities occasionally arranges activities for our students.</p>

Last updated: Monday, October 26, 2020 - 12:44