Specific Learning/Language Disabilities Class

  • Students in this program receive instruction at their appropriate academic level for Language Arts Literacy and math instruction. All of the curricula used in this setting are designed to meet the criteria set forth in the Core Content Curriculum Standards. A certified special education teacher provides the direct instruction. Classroom instructional aides provide reinforcement under the direction of the teacher. The district's regular education materials are utilized when appropriate. Modifications are provided by slowing the pace, including multi-sensory activities to develop skills, and intermittent practice with new skills. When appropriate additional or alternative materials are utilized to meet the individual needs of each student. The science and social studies curriculums are taught using the district materials in the General Education setting. The regular education materials are modified to present a multi-sensory approach to learning. In this setting, students are provided with opportunities to develop study skills, organizational skills, listening skills and attending skills to develop independence in learning.

    At the Primary level, students are mainstreamed into the appropriate grade level for lunch, recess, school wide programs and assemblies. Individual students are mainstreamed in other areas as per their IEP.

    At the Intermediate level, students are mainstreamed for homeroom, lunch, recess, programs, art, music, physical education and trips. Individual students are mainstreamed in other areas as per their IEP.

    At the Middle School level, students are mainstreamed for homeroom, lunch, programs, trips, the related arts cycle, physical education and health. Individual students are mainstreamed in other areas as per their IEP.