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Reach Out

Reach Out classes are designed for young adults with mild to moderate intellectual or developmental disabilities and offer subject matter instruction in a variety of areas. Depending on the semester, courses related to nutrition, civics, personal awareness, life skills, child care, and much more are offered. Interesting topics and specialized curricula designed to engage a variety of learning styles are presented by our experienced teaching staff.

Partner Organization

Autismerica is an organization for students with autism and their parents. Each month Autismerica explores a different aspect of college success for students. There's social time too, with pool, ping pong, chess, checkers and video games. Parents are also given an opportunity to connect with each other. Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month. All are welcome. For more information, contact Michael Duggan at (630) 942-2845 or email

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Contact Information

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

All COD facilities are closed to the public until further notice. If you are attempting to register for a class, Please leave a message and Continuing Education staff will return your call as soon as possible. You can also reach us by email at at any time.

Please note: all programming for Spring 2021 will be online (some exceptions apply).