educational programs are individually planned and monitored to tap into the
unique learning styles of each student. We implement a unique arrangement
of teaching procedures, adapted equipment and materials designed to help learners with special needs achieve a
higher level of personal self-sufficiency and increased self-esteem.
students are on an Individualized education plan. These are developed on
an annual basis together with the educational team, therapists, and parents.
Learning Links, thematic based curricular activities encourage active learning
through exploration with concrete materials and interaction with peers and
adults. We also believe that true learning comes from the ability to encounter
life experiences while becoming an active participant in his/her daily routine.
We follow the state standards in all major subject area however, we modify
the curriculum as needed to accommodate and facilitate individual learning. Our
classrooms are designed in colorful interactive ways. We provide students with materials and daily experiences that mirror the setup of neurotypical classrooms. We believe that if we
hold our students to high expectations and standards, while providing the
proper support, they will succeed. Additionally, our program implements
clinical methods which help improve auditory and visual comprehension, memory, processing speed, attention, listening, logic and
reasoning and organizational skills.
programs for our core classes (reading,
math, science, and social studies) have been adopted to suit a variety of
individual needs and learning styles.
Reading Milestone Literacy
successful, alternative, language-controlled program is the most popular
reading program of its kind. Designed for students with learning delays. Reading Street Developed
exclusively for differentiated instruction, Reading Street prioritizes skill
instruction for the right reading skill, at the right time, for every student.
Houghton Mifflin Reading
This award winning reading program includes big books, and read alouds, will engage students with vivid imagery and captivating story lines.
The Wright Group Phonics
phonemic awareness, phonics, comprehension, vocabulary and fluency as advocated
by the National Reading Panel.
Scott Foresman Science
Students learn science through active participation and observation,
leveled readers and hands on science lessons.
A flexible, targeted intervention program that builds essential concepts through step by step instruction.
Math Connect (McGraw Hill)
series incorporates multiple elements of learning to produce a curriculum that
will enable children to succeed in math with clear displayed assignments to
Touch Math is a
multisensory program that uses its signature Touch Points to engage students of
all abilities and learning styles. The award-winning, step-by-step approach
covers: Counting • Addition • Subtraction • Place Value • Multiplication •
Division • Time • Money • Fractions • Story Problems • Shapes • Sizes • Pre-algebra
Handwriting Without Tears
and Didax My Best Handwriting
Learning Links teachers are trained in HWT and incorporate daily lessons that
practice correct positioning and strokes to help improve students’ writing and
fine motor skills.
The Alert Program
teaching staff is trained in this highly acclaimed sensory integration program
developed to facilitate sensory regulation in the classroom.
classes encourages creative representation through a variety of mixed media.
All students participate in weekly art classes.
Physical Education Program
PE program is taught and directed by our PE coach. The program focuses on developing Gross motor skills and sports skills.
Martial Arts Program
Arts help to improve coordination, core strength and sensory regulation as well
as discipline. Our Martial Arts program is guided by Sensei
Lana from Kia Kids.
Speech and Occupational Therapy
have a selection of Speech and Occupational Therapists that work very closely
with our teachers. Our independent providers are fully licensed by the state of
training and home support programs available.