Algonquin College

Site: Woodroffe Campus

Service: Academic Access Centre - Academic Assistance for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Program offering adults with developmental disabilities the opportunity to further develop their academic skills while building social skills within a college environment * students have the opportunity to participate in English, math, computers, current events, job search, and life skills * upon admission, an assessment will be completed in both English and math to provide the student with material corresponding to his/her own personal need * once the objectives have been determined, the student will continue to work independently at their own pace with the assistance of a Developmental Support Specialist * the first semester serves as a trial period and provides an opportunity to determine if this is the correct program for the student
Hours Mon, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-11:30 am, 12:30 pm-3:30 pm * Tue, Wed 8:30 am-11:30 am, 12:30 pm-3:30 pm, 5:30 pm-8:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
 
Mature student status (19 years and older) * must have an intellectual-developmental disability and have a level of independence which will allow integration into full college activity * must be able to work in a one to nine ratio * must provide last school report card and a psychological assessment if applicable
Application Attendance at an information session and an academic assessment are required for admission * to schedule an appointment or for further information, contact the Program Officer
Languages English
Fees Service - Tuition fees, visit the website for details or call. ; Fee assistance available for Students who qualify ; assistance is provided by The ISBP (Institution-Funded Special Bursary Program).
Service Categories Postsecondary Opportunities for People with Disabilities ~ Developmental Disabilities
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-727-4723 ext 5726
TTY Phone 613-727-7720
Website www.algonquincollege.com/aaadd/
Primary Contact Dawn Tait, Program Officer; Phone: 613-727-4723 ext 5726; Email: taitd@algonquincollege.com
Names
Alternate Name AAADD
Former Name Career and Academic Access Centre - Academic Assistance for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Woodroffe Campus
1385 Woodroffe Ave
Ottawa, ON K2G 1V8
 
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Intersection Woodroffe Ave and Baseline Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lots * parking meters * parking permits * free parking at certain locations and at certain times
Other Details
Established 1967
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 888260643 RR0001 (The Algonquin College Foundation); 888550845 RR0001 (Board of Governors of the Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology) ; Fees - Tuition fees
Elections The Board of Governors is appointed.
Resources Various * College calendar * OnCourse
Resources Website, library, access to computers and the Internet, College calendar and OnCourse, on-line guide to available courses
Accreditation Yes * by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development

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