Extended School Year

ASD offers dynamic summer opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing students. Open to both ASD and non-ASD students, our Extended School Year (ESY) program incorporates thematic learning experiences and work opportunities for older students as part of their transition programming.

ESY is approved by the Connecticut Department of Education.

Eligibility for ESY must be determined each year for individual students at their annual Planning and Placement Team (PPT) meetings. All programs incorporate literacy and math skills into their daily instruction to prevent regression.

ESY for CORE, ages 3-21

July 11-29, 2022

ESY for PACES, ages 6-21

June 21-August 9, 2022

List of 4 items.

  • Ages 3-7

    3 Week Program - On Campus:
    July 12 - July 30, 2021
  • Ages 8-12

    5 Week Program:
    2 weeks Off Campus (Isola Bella**):
    June 27 – July 10, 2021

    3 weeks On Campus:
    July 12 - July 30, 2021
  • Ages 13-21

    3 weeks on Campus:
    July 12 - July 30, 2021
  • Ages 13-17

    3 Week Program
    1 week on Campus:
    July 12 – July 16, 2021

    2 weeks off Campus (Isola Bella**):
    July 18 - July 31, 2021
**Camp Isola Bella 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.


Monday - Friday
8:00-8:30 a.m. – Drop off
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. with a 30 minute Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. – dismissal
The school district (LEA) is responsible for daily transportation.

Related Services (on campus only)

The PPT determines mandated services:
  • Communication Skills
  • Aural Habilitation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Adult Support (1:1)

For Non-ASD Students Only

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

  • Immunization records
  • Brief medical history
  • Copy of 2020-2021 physical
  • Copy of most recent IEP
  • Download field trip permission form for Non-ASD student

Download Permission Form Here

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