Google+
 

LACE – Learning at College Experience

Lace Logo
The LACE Program is intended to keep developmentally disabled adults in an educational and social setting. The students work in a classroom setting with instructors and assistants who have experience in the special education field. The program is led by a certified Special Education teacher.

Emphasis is placed on maintaining and/or increasing social and academic skills, specifically in the following areas: life skills, social skills, language arts literacy, mathematics, social studies, health, and independent living skills. The students are assigned to different sections for academic purposes and join together at various times for group interaction and guest presenters. Electives are woven into the curriculum.

Students include those who have had an IEP while in public school, and the age ranges are from 17-60+. The students may live at home, in their own apartment, or in a group home.

If the student performs best with a one-on-one assistant, accommodations will need to be made by the parent/guardian in order for the student to participate in the program if it is deemed necessary.

Current Student Information
14 sessions; 28 hours
Day: Wednesday
Dates: September 7 – December 14, 2016 (No class 11/23)
Time: 4:30 pm–6:30 pm
LACE Program Coordinator: Patti Nugent
Cost: $275 (Plus a materials fee of $15 payable to SCCC)

New Participant Orientation – Pre-Qualification Program
The LACE Program only accepts students for the fall semester, and only after they have attended the orientation along with a parent or guardian. A program overview will be presented along with academic and social assessments. Pre-registration is required

1 session: 2 hours
Day: Wednesday
Date: May 31, 2017
Time: 4:30 pm–6:30 pm
Room: TBA
Cost: FREE

If you have any questions, please contact:
Patti Nugent, LACE Lead Instructor at lace@sussex.edu