Life op 2012 by nashua center

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LIFE-OP is a new Post Secondary Education & Vocational Program for Students with Developmental Disabilities introduced by Nashua Center in 2012.

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  • Craig Rogers –LIFE-OP’s Inaugural Student
  • LIFE-OP’s DSP, Michelle & Craig work together in the classroom
  • Craig shows enthusiasm & dedication towards his new responsibilities at NCC’s gymnasium
  • Craig & Nora (LIFE-OP Coordinator) ask NCC Librarian for newspaper before daily discussion on Current Events
  • Life op 2012 by nashua center

    1. 1. Learning Independence through Fundamental Education & OPportunities4/5/2012
    2. 2. LIFE-OP is a Partnership of:
    3. 3. Nashua Center Acknowledges “Start-up” Support for LIFE-OP: A Gift from The Rogers Family in memory of Leo$20,000 grant from the Frederick W. Cox & Mary Rogersand Dorothy Thurber Cox Memorial Fund – Craig Rogers’ Grandparents (LIFE-OP’s Inaugural Student)
    4. 4. “THE VISION” To provide a campus-based, structured andindividualized post-secondary educational & vocationalprogram for individuals with developmental disabilities. OPPORTUNITY: The LIFE-OP program affords young adults withdevelopmental disabilities the opportunity to increase their general knowledge, develop special interests, participate in “campus life” and secure long-term employment connections while promoting growth in independence.
    5. 5. “THE PLAN”LIFE-OP Will: Provide students with developmental disabilities theability to enroll in a college-based program and gain theeducational experiences needed to meet their academic andemployment goals. Coordinate CO-OP job experiences and training. Assist high school students with transitioning throughIndividual Education Plans (IEPs). Create individualized curriculum. Help each student engage in “campus life.”
    6. 6. A Visit to LIFE-OP
    7. 7. BUILDING BRIDGES CAMPUSSTUDENTS FACULTY COMMUNITY
    8. 8. CONTACT: Nora Driscoll Brian Young Coordinator – LIFE-OP Executive Directorndriscoll@nashuacenter.org byoung@nashuacenter.org (603) 883-6163 Ext.57 (603) 883-6163

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