College Programs Supporting Learning Disabled Students

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 Higher Education for Students with Disabilities
The following are profiles of institutions with dedicated programs or support programs for students with learning disabilities.  They will be available for consultation.


American International College –

Curtis Blake Supportive Learning Center
100 State Street, Springfield, MA  01109

Degree Program       Program Enrollment:  90

Program Director:  Mary Saltus  413-205-3246


Chapel Haven

1049 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT  06515

Post-Secondary Independent Living Program

Program Director:  Dr. Judy Lefkowitz  203-397-1714


Concordia College – Concordia Connection

171 White Plains Road, Bronxville, NY  10708

Degree Program   Program Enrollment:  20

Director:  Dr. George Groth  914-337-9300, ext 2361


Iona College – College Assistance Program

715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY  10801

Program Enrollment:  75

Director Regina Carlo  914-633-2582


Marist College – Learning Disability Support Program

290 North Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY  12601

Degree Program    Program Enrollment:  70

Director:  Jean Vizvary  845-575-3274


Manhattanville College

2900 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY  10577

Degree Program     Enrollment:  135

Director:  Jean Baldassare  914-323-7127


Mitchell College – Learning Resource Center

437 Pequot Avenue, New London, CT  06320

Degree Program    Program Enrollment:  300

Director:  Peter Love  860-701-5071


St. Thomas Aquinas College – Pathways – Learning Disability Support Program     Degree Program    Program Enrollment:  75

125 Route 340, Sparkill, NY  10976

Director:  Dr. Richard Heath  845-398-4227

 Career & Community Studies Program  
 Career & Community Studies is a college-based, liberal studies program designed to prepare students (ages 18-25) for adult life through academic rigor, career discovery and preparation and peer socialization as part of a diverse community of learners.

The College of New JerseyPO Box 7718Ewing, NJ 08628-0718

P) 609.771.2381E)  
Program DirectorRebecca Daley
Vocational Independence Program @ New York Institute of Technology 
 Students may enter the vocational program, a three-year post-secondary program that focuses on academics, independent living, social skills development, and vocational exploration and training, or the degree program, which guides students through regular NYIT academic majors

 For more information call 631.348.3354.


Additional Programs for Students with L.D./A.D.H.D.

The following is an additional list of colleges with strong LD programs:
   Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ
   St. Thomas Aquinas, NY
   Manhattanville College, NY
   Landmark College, Vt
   Curry College, Mass.
   Hofstra University, NY
   University of Hartford, Conn
   Adelphi University, NY
   University of Denver
   University of Arizona 
   Barry University, Fla
   Mercyhurst College, Pa.
   University of Connecticut
   Ohio Wesleyan
   Southern Illinois University
   University of Indianapolis
   Lynn University, Fla
   Ocean County College, NJ
New York Institute of Technology, NY
The College of New Jersey, (TCNJ) NJ 
   Western New England College
   Dean College, Mass.
   Suffolk University, NY
   Mt. Ida College, Mass.
   Paul Smiths College, NY
   Lesley University, Mass.
   Widener College, Pa.
   Johnson & Wales College, RI
   Monmouth University, NJ 
Spartanburg Methodist College 
Converse College