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Opportunities
PROGRAMMING FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATION IDENTIFICATIONS: (as determined by an IPRC)
 
Indirect Support
Indirect Support is a monitoring level of service provided to students who are placed in the regular classroom. The special education resource teacher in consultation with the classroom teacher monitors the student’s progress and makes program adjustments.
 
Resource Assistance
Resource assistance is provided in the classroom by the special education resource teacher on a regular basis.  Instructional interventions, modifications and/or accommodations are provided and  continually assessed and evaluated by the  classroom teacher and/or the special      education resource teacher.
 
Withdrawal Assistance
 
Learning Strategies:  Grades 9/10
Skills for Success in Secondary School—These courses focus on learning strategies to help students become better, more            independent learners. Students will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personal management skills, and interpersonal and teamwork skills to improve their learning and achievement in school, the workplace and the community.  These courses help student build confidence and motivation to pursue opportunities for success in secondary school and beyond.
 
 Learning Strategies:  Grades 11/12
Advanced Learning Strategies —These courses improve students’ learning and  personal-management skills, preparing them to make successful transitions to work, training and/or postsecondary      education  destinations.  Students will     access their learning abilities and use       literacy, numeracy, and research skills and personal-management techniques to    maximize their learning.  Students will    investigate trends and resources to support their postsecondary employment, training, and/or education choices and develop a plan to help them meet their learning and career goals.
 
 
 
PARTIALLY  INTEGRATED COMMUNITY CLASSES:
(Students are offered placements in these programs by the Central Board Office and placement occurs through an IPRC)
 
Developmental Disability Program
This is a non-credit program places emphasis on the development of literacy, numeracy, personal and social skills, communication skills, culinary skills, money management, transit training and community exploration, and work experience.  The program provides a balance between academics and learning opportunities which promote and challenge each student to reach a maximum level of academic achievement, independence and citizenship.
 
Intensive Support Program
This non-credit program focuses on integration, literacy and numeracy skills, personal management skills, advocacy, problem solving and     critical thinking skills through an individualized program.  Students are involved in authentic   experiential learning opportunities that may include job shadowing, job twinning and community based work experience opportunities.
 
Language/Learning Disability Program
This program provides intensive support in a partially integrated setting for students   identified with a severe learning disability primarily related to the language area.  Students will be working on grade expectations and may receive accommodations and/or modifications as set out in the IEP.  Students will be working toward an Ontario Secondary School Diploma taking applied and/or academic credits.  This program is available in Grade 9 and 10.
 
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