Extended School Year

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) wishes to inform you of its Extended School Year (ESY) options for 2020. ESY is approved by the Connecticut Department of Education.

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

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

List of 4 items.

  • Ages 3-7

    3 Week Program - On Campus:
    July 13 - July 31, 2020
  • Ages 8-12

    5 Week Program:
    2 weeks Off Campus (Isola Bella**):
    June 28 – July 11, 2020

    3 weeks On Campus:
    July 13 - July 31, 2020
  • Ages 13-21

    3 weeks on Campus:
    July 13 - July 31, 2020
  • Ages 13-17

    3 Week Program
    1 week on Campus:
    July 13 – July 17, 2020

    2 weeks off Campus (Isola Bella**):
    July 19 - August 1, 2020
**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 2019-2020 physical
  • Copy of most recent IEP
  • Download field trip permission form for Non-ASD student

Download Permission Form Here