Compensatory Education

What is Compensatory Education?

Compensatory Education is a program designed to teach developmentally challenged adults essential academic and life skills.  The primary focus is to better equip students to become independent and enable them to live successful lives in their community.

What is Taught?

Educational programming includes the following areas:

  • Community Living
  • Consumer Education
  • Health
  • Language
  • Math
  • Social Science
  • Vocational Education

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible to participate in Compensatory Education, an individual must be 17 or older, and (a) diagnosed with mental retardation or (b) functioning on a level equivalent to mental retardation resulting from head injury or brain damage.

How Long Can You Participate in the Program?

Because each student will progress at his/her own individual rate, no specific time limit is set. Students are encouraged to stay in the program as long as their needs are being met.

What Is the Cost?

 

Compensatory Education Schedule

Course Day Time Location
Compensatory Education M-F 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Room A-115
Compensatory Education M-TH 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Room A-115
Compensatory Education M-F 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Room A-116a
Compensatory Education M-TH 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Room A-116a
Compensatory Education M 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Room A-115
Compensatory Education M-F 8:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Div. Opp.

For more information contact:

  • Lisa Shreve
    Compensatory Education/Community Services Coordinator
  • (252) 246-1233
  • lshreve@wilsoncc.edu
  • E-mail Subject: CED