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The District provides services to students in middle and high school with developmental disabilities. These programs include:

  • Life Skills 6-12
  • Co-Teaching/Push in model for Middle School 6-8
  • Co-Teaching/Push in model High School 9-12

Lifeskills
The Lifeskills Program serves students at the secondary level who have mild to moderate developmental disabilities. These students have significant delays in cognition.

The program provides an alternative curriculum that focuses on functional academics, community independence and vocational skills. Instruction is provided through classroom activities, community field experiences, and work experiences.

Classes are self-contained, but students do have opportunities to register for Learning Support or general education classes when appropriate for academic or elective instruction.

Middle School Model:
The Secondary Learning Support program serves middle school Special Education students. The staff provides small group or 1:1 "specially designed instruction" to students in general classrooms or pull-out settings with emphasis on basic academics, study skills, and/or behavior management.

Staff design and monitor specially targeted instruction to meet student needs. They also consult with regular classroom teachers and IEP teams regarding curricular adaptations, test modifications, learning styles, and means of assisting students within general education settings.

High School Model 9-12
The Secondary Learning Support program serves high school Special Education students. The staff provides small group or 1:1 "specially designed instruction" to students in general classrooms or pull-out settings with emphasis on basic academics, study skills, and/or behavior management.

Staff design and monitor specially targeted instruction to meet student needs. They also consult with regular classroom teachers and IEP teams regarding curricular adaptations, test modifications, learning styles, and means of assisting students within general education settings.