Neurological Support Program

  • The LIU 12 Neurological Support Program provide special classroom services to students who have a neurological impairment as determined by a neuropsychological and team evaluation. A neuropsychological evaluation contributes to a thorough understanding of the unique strengths and needs in a child’s learning profile, clarifies a learning diagnosis, and results, most importantly, in recommendations that may assist parents and school personnel in identifying interventions for educational decision-making.

    Adventure Based learning Opportunities

    Selected elementary, middle school, and high school locations in Adams and York Counties are provided opportunities to learn through adventure based experiences.

    Academic Instruction: Differentiated academic instruction is provided based upon the child’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The program has a specific curriculum developed for each academic area listed below while using evidence-based strategies implemented by special education staff.

    Communication Arts and Literacy

    • Phonics/Phonemic Awareness
    • Vocabulary Development
    • Oral Reading Fluency
    • Comprehension and Literary Elements
    • Written Expression
    • Spelling and Proofreading

    Mathematics

    • Computation
    • Application and Problem Solving

    Social Skills and Emotional Learning Skills

    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • Personal Health and Wellness
    • Computer Applications
    • Family Consumer Science (HS)

    Adventure Activities: Adventure-based activities are provided to students by specially trained teachers. Students are engaged in activities that involve cooperative learning and team building skills. 


    Skills Reinforced:

    • Communicating Effectively
    • Resolving Conflicts
    • Solving Daily Problems
    • Developing Peer Relationships
    • Demonstrating Respect for Others
    • Reflecting on Student Learning
    • Setting Individual Goals
    • Developing Trust
    • Working as a Team Member
    • Developing Leadership Skills
    • Following Task Instructions
    • Asking Relevant Questions
    • Developing Positive Self-Esteem
    • Maintaining Personal Health and Wellness

     

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