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Language Based Learning Disabilities Program

Overview
The Language Based Learning Disabilities Program began the 2012 - 2013 school year with a small cohort of third grade students with language-based learning disabilities. The program is designed for students with language-based learning disabilities who require a substantially separate program to maximize learning. The program is highly structured to provide intensive specially designed instruction that is individualized based on the need of the students.  

In addition to providing instruction that maximizes learning, the program is intentionally focuses on developing a positive attitude, healthy esteem and self-confidence for each child. To ensure student success, they are grouped academically according to their strengths, areas of need, and their academic level.

Program Components
  • Low student to teacher ratio (12:2), staffed with a Certified Special Education Teacher with specialized training in Language-Based Learning Disabilities
  • Related Services consult to class and direct services as per the students IEP
  • Service delivery (i.e. inclusive, small group, one-to-two, or one-to-one)
  • Ongoing program consultation by expert(s) in the field of Language-Based Learning Disabilities
  • Specially Designed Instruction in the areas of decoding, vocabulary, reading comprehension, writing, note taking, organizational skills, and spelling ensuring that all learning modalities are engaged
  • Students are supported in the general education classroom for social studies and science
  • Students participate in lunch, recess and other school-based activities with non-disabled peers
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