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)
“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.
“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.”