Options for College Success
Options for College Success offers individualized services with the goal of the young adult achieving independence. Balancing the following areas will serve as a lifelong guide for our students.
The program focuses on four main areas:
• Academic/Career Options • Independent Living Skills • Finance Management • Social Skills Parents, student and staff develop a personalized plan to meet agreed upon goals and objectives. The goals and objectives are reviewed and personalized to meet the studentrsquos optimal growth.
Our Mission www.optionsforcollegesuccess.org Our purpose is to encourage learning-challenged post secondary students to develop the skills, the confidence, and the courage necessary to transition into living independently and working productively
Our students are young adults between the ages of 18 and 30 who face learning challenges that often make it difficult to succeed. Following high school, the student and the family need to make new choices to determine a successful future for the young adult. We accept students with the following disorders: • Autism spectrum disorders • Aspergerrsquos • Learning Disabilities such as ADD/ADHD, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Auditory and Visual Processing • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) • Non-verbal learning disorders (NVLD) • Cerebral palsy • Reading comprehension disorders • Spatial disorders • Social and maturational issues • Developmental delays • Epilepsy • Hearing impairment • Visual impairment • Fragile X • Executive function disorder • Anxiety
OUR STUDENTS COME FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AND ENROLL IN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ACROSS THE CHICAGO AREA.