VIP Fall Open House
October 20, 2012
10 a.m.


Venue: Independence Hall, 300 Carleton Ave., Central Islip, N.Y.

Contact: R.S.V.P. to Sheree Incorvaia, director of recruitment for VIP, at 631.348.3139 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Campus(es): Central Islip - -

The NYIT Vocational Independence Program (VIP) will host a fall 2012 open house for prospective parents and students. See firsthand how this nationally recognized program has prepared thousands of learning disabled students for a lifetime of success. For more information, visit nyit.edu/vip.
Fast facts about the program include:

  • Three-year certificate program for students at least 18 years old who have significant learning disabilities, ADD, or are higher functioning on the autism spectrum.

  • Choose from two programs of study:

    Vocational - focuses solely on vocational, independent living, and social skills acquisition.

    Pre-Degree - qualified students may take credit-bearing college courses at NYIT's Old Westbury campus.

  • Extensive personalized support. Each VIP student has an academic counselor, a budget and banking advisor, a vocational counselor, a social counselor, and if necessary, a job coach and an independent living skills coach.

  • Students reside on campus in dormitories dedicated solely to VIP and are supervised by specially trained residential advisors. Health care/nursing is available on site.

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