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Special Education Programs 313
Special Education Programs
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 (SERT).
Withdrawal Assistance:
Students receive Resource Assistance in their regular classes, and also benefit from a placement in a Learning Strategies classroom with a Special Education Resource Teacher.
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 assess 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.
(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.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Program
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