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The Western Connection Program

The Western Connection Program
Western Connecticut State University
The Western Connection Program
181 White Street
White Hall 124
Danbury, CT 6810
Program Contact Susan Kernochan
Email kernochans@wcsu.edu
Phone 203.837.8218
Website http://www.wcsu.edu/westernconnection/

The Western Connection Program for students with intellectual disabilities is coordinated by the Danbury Public School System and supports students on the campus of Western Connecticut University, focusing on developing the skills and experiences necessary for the students to achieve success during adult life in the areas of employment, self determination and post-secondary education.

General
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
Affiliates
School district or agency partner: Danbury Public Schools
Contact person: Joyce Emmett
Email: emmetj@danbury.k12.ct.us
Requirements
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Student must be a resident of the state where the program is located
  • Student must be enrolled in a particular school system/local educational agency
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
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
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for audit
  • Typical Continuing Education courses
Last updated: Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:29