Learning Support Programs
Learning Support (Neurologically Impaired)- Child Development Center
Learning support (neurologically impaired) programs provide individualized learning experiences for students, ages five through 21 years old, who have a chronic condition of presumed neurological origin in oral expression, written expression, basic reading skills, reading comprehension, mathematical calculation and mathematical reasoning. Specially designed instruction develops functional skills ranging from survival and self-help to basic academic skills.
The primary goal is to increase cognitive and academic achievement and to increase basic interpersonal skills.
For more information, please contact Dr. Susan Mateka at 610-383-7400.
Learning Support Program (Centers for Arts & Technology) - Cross District
This Learning Support program provides academic support services for students in grades 9-12 whose skills allow them to function within a regular educational setting. Students are included in regular education classes whenever appropriate, from a minimum of lunch, vocational education, and physical education to all academic/vocational areas with support. A continuum of services is provided. The level of intervention is determined by the student's needs.
The primary goal of this program is to increase students' academic skills for successful integration in regular education and in the world of work.
• Support within vocational classes
• Transition planning
• Ongoing general education - special education collaboration
• Individualized educational planning
• Vocational assessment
• Curriculum based assessment techniques
• Staff development/training
• Specifically designed instruction to support individual learning styles
Students are instructed in the following areas:
• Multisensory approaches
• Remedial academic skills Social and behavioral skills
• State mandated curricula for vocational education
• Curricula aligned with state standards
• Basic communication skills
• Critical thinking and problem solving
Related services not including the basic program cost but available at an additional cost include:
• Speech and language therapy
• Occupational therapy
• Physical therapy
For more information, please contact Lisa Tzanakis at 484-237-5212.