Program Components

  • Academic Program
    1. Pre – and post – testing for developmental and educational levels.
    2. Highly structured environment.
    3. High School Curriculum designed to award credits in English, Math, Science, Social Studies, limited electives, and Health and Physical education, to earn a standard, modified standard, or special diploma
    4. Life skills curriculum for developmentally delayed students, including community based instruction.
    5. Low student/teacher ratio.
    6. Individualized instruction and small group instruction.
    7. Speech and language therapy when needed.
  • Behavioral Program
    1. Positive level/point system, with written summary provided to parents daily.
    2. Individualized behavioral interventions/contingency contracting.
    3. Social skills instruction stressing effective communication, problem-solving, and anger-management skills.
    4. Psychological consultation as needed
    5. Individual counseling, as needed.
    6. Crisis management and assessment as needed.
  • Recreational Therapy Program
    1. Community-based instruction providing opportunities for skill generalization in a variety of settings.
    2. A variety of recreational and educational experiences focusing on the development of  life skills including problem-solving, positive social skills, communication and cooperation within  a team.
    3. Leisure Education
  • Parent Support
    1. Daily summary of student progress
    2. Frequent contact and interaction between school and home.
    3. Parent participation in the school environment for observation, training, and practice in the instruction of their child.
    4. Information about additional support groups in the community.
  • Support Services
    1. Collaboration with participating school divisions.
    2. Follow-up for students who have transitioned back to their home school division.
    3. Staff development.
    4. Coordination and Collaboration with community agencies.