Extended School Year 2017


The American School for the Deaf (ASD) wishes to inform you of its Extended School Year (ESY) options for 2017. ESY is approved by the Connecticut Department of Education. ESY options are services provided beyond the length of the regular school year and all options incorporate literacy and math skills into their daily instruction to prevent regression.

ASD provides several options depending on the age of the student:

For AGES 3 — 7:

3 weeks On Campus: July 10 – July 28


For AGES 8—12:


2 weeks Off Campus: June 25 – July 8 (Isola Bella**)
3 weeks On Campus: July 10 – July 28

For AGES 13—21:

3 WEEK PROGRAM (Ages 13-21):
3 weeks on Campus: July 10 – July 28


3 WEEK PROGRAM (Ages 13-17):
1 weeks on Campus: July 10 – July 14
2 weeks Off Campus: July 16 – July 29 (Isola Bella**)


ESY Information - CLICK HERE

ESY CLASS SCHEDULE (July 10-July 28)

DROP OFF: Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m.

BUS DISMISSAL: Monday – Thursday: 3:00 p.m., Friday: 1:00 p.m.

The school district (LEA) is responsible for daily transportation.


Monday - Thursday

8:30-8:45 a.m. – DROP OFF

8:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. with a 30 minute Lunch Break

1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Recreation / Work Experience

3:00 p.m. – BUS DISMISSAL


8:30-8:45 a.m. – DROP OFF

8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. with a 30 minute Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. – BUS DISMISSAL


RELATED SERVICES (on campus only)

The PPT determines what related services will be mandated.

  • Communication Skills - $104.00 per hour;
  • Aural Habilitation - $197.00 per hour;
  • Physical Therapy - $116.00 per hour;
  • Occupational Therapy - $116.00 per hour.
  • Adult Support (1:1)

The School District (LEA) is responsible for daily transportation.

*additional information needed for Non-ASD Students only*

Forms for Non-ASD students are needed prior to admission in ESY program.


Please contact us if you have any questions regarding our ESY options. Hope to see you this summer! 

**Camp Isola Bella (www.campisolabella.org) is approved by the CT State Department of Public Health and is accredited by the American Camp Association as an option for meeting students’ ESY goals. At Camp Isola Bella, each student is provided the opportunity for character, leadership, language, communication, social and cognitive development, environmental awareness and action. The Camp also helps advance each student’s educational goals and the experience in nature helps foster each student’s intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual and physical development.

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