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Welcome to Thrive
Fall Registration is Now Open

As learning is a lifelong adventure for everyone, FCC welcomes all students. Thrive offers classes for cognitively and developmentally disabled people as well as those who choose to join them. Classes designed for ages 16 and up promote well-being and skills development through fun and creative activities. Instruction allows for functional independence that can transfer into the home, community, and workplace. Please see the important information below,browse all classes or view our Fall 2024 schedule. We look forward to meeting you!

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New Accommodations Process | Disability Access Services (DAS)
Thrive students in need of disability accommodations must first register with the Disability Access Services (DAS) office to coordinate services. Get started by scheduling an appointment, either by calling the DAS office at 301.846.2408 or completing an online appointment-request form, in order to discuss accommodations, provide additional documentation, and confirm disability status.

Accommodation Plan Changes and Renewals
Accommodation plans are valid for one semester. Once implemented, any change(s) to an existing plan must be discussed with our DAS team in order to update the plan for the remainder of a semester. To request a change and/or renewal, please schedule an appointment either by calling the DAS office at 301.846.2408 or completing an online appointment-request form.

Personal Aides and Assistants
To add, or change, the name of a personal aide or assistant to an existing Thrive student's plan, either by calling the DAS office at 301.846.2408 or completing an online appointment-request form.

Sign Language Interpreting

At least two weeks prior to the date an interpreter is needed in class, send an email to with the class name(s), dates, times, and location(s). DAS will make every effort to schedule interpreting services with less than five workdays’ advanced notice, however, is unable to guarantee these services without the necessary advance notice.

This procedure in practice is to ensure all students at Frederick Community College receive equitable access to their program of choice. Frederick Community College is committed to providing equal opportunity and access for students with disabilities by removing barriers to participation and providing reasonable accommodations. Disabilities can include but are not limited to learning, attention, hearing, vision, psychological, chronic medical, and physical. If you have any questions, please contact us.

FCC Disability Access Services
7932 Opossumtown Pike • Annapolis Hall (A105) • 301.846.2408

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Thrive Fall 2024 Classes

Discover a variety of topics with opportunities to discover new ideas and perspectives. Explore music & creative arts, LEGO® engineering, table games, money magic, and so much more. Fall classes are now enrolling. Click below to learn more and register online today!
Garage Band 9/10 - 10/15 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Musical Exploration 10/29 - 12/10 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Table Games 9/11 - 10/16 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Money Magic 9/11 - 10/16 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Art from Around the World 9/11 - 12/4 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Seasonal Crafts 9/11 - 12/4 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Creative Social Skills 9/11 - 12/4 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Table Games 10/30 - 12/11 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Money Magic 10/30 - 12/11 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
LEGO® Engineering 9/12 - 10/17 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
LEGO® Engineering 10/31 - 12/12 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.