3801 S Central Ave.
Cicero, IL 60804
|Program Contact||Mary Jo Buongiorno|
|Phone||708-656-8000 ext 2368|
The Skills for Daily Living Program is an enrichment program designed to help students with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities, ages 18 and over, develop and expand their life skills in an ability appropriate college environment. Various academic, fitness, and social activities are developed based on the needs and interests of students enrolled in the classes.
Students are encouraged to take ownership of their learning and to help make decisions about the various activities done in class. There are 6 components to the program; Skills for Daily Living classes, On campus Work Skills experience, Specialty classes, Panther Adventures, Special Olympics/Unified activities, and Parent/Guardian Resources.
|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:||
|Number of students:||20|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||Varies from student to student|
|Cost of the program:||
Costs vary. Typical cost is $89 for a 3 day per week/3 week class.
|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:||
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||Students do not take typical college courses|
|Students take courses that are only for students in this program:||Yes|
|Information on special classes:||
During each class, students spend time working on individualized academics, fitness, computer, and social skills.
|Time spent only with other students in this program:||All of the time|
|Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program:||25%|
|Other career development activities are:||
|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%|