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My Place Program

Kutztown University

Overview

Kutztown University encourages academically qualified students with disabilities to participate in it's educational programs and services. My Place provides enhanced services for KU students with autism spectrum disorders. The program focuses on three major areas: academics, social skills, and daily living skills.

Program Features

Weekly one-on-one mentoring sessions

  • Individual skill assessment and development
  • problem-solving and goal setting
  • Academic progress checks

Structured group activities

  • Organized study hall twice a week
  • Group dining and recreational activities
  • Skill building activities  (academic, social, & daily living)

Campus Living Features

  • Private residence hall room option (upon availability and at prevailing rates)
  • Sensory reduced dining option
  • Specially trained peer mentor

Program Goals

  • Assist in the adjustment to college life and integration into the college community
  • Develop self-advocacy skills through increased self-knowledge and effective communication
  • Learn classroom etiquette and workplace readiness skills
  • Achieve academic success

Disability Services Office (DSO)

  • Semester Hours 8-4:30
  • Summer Hours 8-4:00

 

215 Stratton Administration Center

P.O. Box 730

Kutztown, PA 19530

www.kutztown.edu/dso

 

Office: 610-683-4108

TDD: 610-683-4499

Fax: 610-683-1520

DSO@kutztown.edu

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