· Makes personal decisions
· Technology savvy - including MS Word, internet and e-mail use
· Communicates personal knowledge and personal opinion
Types of disabilities:
Most OLS students have multiple disabilities. Examples of disabilities include Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD), generalized learning disabilities, ADHD, Anxiety disorders, traumatic brain injury, sight impairment, aspergers, and autism. The type of learner at OLS is more important than the disability to our instructors and staff. The type of learner directs our specialized instruction and universal design of our curriculum.
OLS is an Associate Degree in Occupation and Life Skills (AOLS)
Bellevue College Professional Technical degree, non-transferable to other colleges
Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Completion of 90 credits is required for degree
52 total courses, 43 required to graduate
OLS course are for admitted students into OLS
Cohorts of 12 students admitted each fall quarter
Early application due date is April 15th, regular application due date July 15th
Selective admissions process
State and federal financial aid available which is completed through Bellevue College.