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LIVES

L.I.V.E.S. (Learning, Independence, Vocational and Educational Skills) is a partnership with SUNY Geneseo and Arc GLOW. The program provides services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Inclusive higher education and college experience

  • Four-year program located on the SUNY Geneseo campus
  • Students are engaged in:
    • Campus activities
    • On-campus clubs and organizations
    • Auditing classes and vocational experiences through internships on campus and within the Geneseo community

 

Upon commencement, the L.IV.E.S Program supports the development of and improvement in:

  • Independent living skills to enhance success in community and family living
  • Vocational and career exploration skills
  • Academic and practical skills with hands on opportunities
LIVES 3

While the L.I.V.E.S. Program is a university-based program, students will be admitted to the SUNY Geneseo/Arc GLOW L.I.V.E.S. Program and not SUNY Geneseo.

The SUNY Geneseo L.I.V.E.S. Program, in collaboration with the Arc GLOW, will seek to accept new students each year, who are typically age 18 or older at the start of their program, who are eligible for OPWDD (Office for Persons with Developmental Disabilities) services.

All interested parties must complete the application process. All potential applicants must submit the completed student and parent application.

Get Started

For further information, visit SUNY Geneseo’s website.

Dawn Scott
L.I.V.E.S Coordinator

585-519-6250

DScott@ArcGLOW.org

 

Erika Forbes
Director of Community Pre-Vocational Services

585-658-2828 ext. 2310

EForbes@ArcGLOW.org

Genesee Ignite logo

Genesee Ignite is a partnership with SUNY Genesee Community College (GCC) and Arc GLOW. The program provides services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Inclusive higher education and college experience

  • Two-year program located on the SUNY GCC campus
  • Students are engaged in:
    • Campus activities
    • On-campus clubs and organizations
    • Auditing classes and vocational experiences through internships on campus and within the Geneseo community

Upon commencement, the Genesee Ignite Program supports the development of and improvement in:

  • Independent living skills to enhance success in community and family living
  • Vocational and career exploration skills
  • Academic and practical skills with hands on opportunities
IMG

Sample GCC Two Year Inclusive Curriculum

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4

Career Vocational

  • Career Exploration
  • Career Planning
  • Resume Building
  • Career Exploration
  • Shadowing
  • Resume Building
  • Internship
  • Resume Building
  • Mock Interviewing
  • Internship
  • Resume Building
  • Mock Interviewing
  • Job Exploration

Academics

  • Program Curriculum Assessment
  • Budgeting Skills 101
  • Time Management
  • Audit Research
  • Internship Research
  • Program Curriculum
  • Individualized Inst.
    Budgeting Skills 102
  • Time Management
  • Audit
  • Internship
  • Program Curriculum
  • Individualized Instruction
  • Audit Classes
  • Internship
  • Program Curriculum
  • Individualized Instruction
  • Economics
  • Audit classes
  • Internship

Social

  • Intro to College Life
  • Everyday Life Skills
  • Social Assessment
  • Community Involvement
  • Stress management 
  • Internet safety and social media
  • Skills for independent Living
  • College Clubs/Activities
  • Community Involvement
  • Initiating and maintaining Relationships
  • Body image and nutrition
  • Personal Health / Wellness
  • College Clubs / Activities
  • Effective Communications
  • Community Involvement
  • Nutrition / Fitness
  • Health and Society
  • Effective Communications
  • Leadership Development

While Genesee IGNITE is a university-based program, students will be admitted to the SUNY GCC/Arc GLOW Genesee IGNITE program and not SUNY GCC.

The SUNY GCC Genesee IGNITE Program, in collaboration with the Arc GLOW, will seek to accept four new students each year, who are typically age 18 or older at the start of their program, who are eligible for OPWDD (Office for Persons with Developmental Disabilities) services.

All interested parties must complete the application process. All potential applicants must submit the completed student and parent application.

Get Started

Dawn Scott
Coordinator

585-519-6250

DScott@ArcGLOW.org

 

Erika Forbes
Director of Community Pre-Vocational Services

585-658-2828 ext. 2310

EForbes@ArcGLOW.org