• Learning Support Programs

    Learning Support - Child Development Center

    Learning support 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.

    Learning Support Program (Technical College High Schools)
    The learning support program provides academic support services for high school students participating in Career and Technical programs. The level of intervention is based upon individual student needs.

    The primary goal of this program is to integrate the academic, social, and behavioral skills necessary for students to be successful in their community and choice of post-secondary outcomes.

    Program features:

    • Academic support within the technical programs
    • Transition planning
    • Communication with sending school team
    • Preparation and support for technical and academic assessments
    • Comprehensive career assessments

    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

    Program Contacts: 
    At the Child and Career Development Center:
    Dr. Susan Mateka
    Principal of the CCDC
    At any TCHS Campus:
    Michelle MacLuckie
    Supervisor, Special Education
    Child and Career Development Center
    1525 East Lincoln Highway
    Coatesville, PA 19320
    TCHS Brandywine
    443 Boot Road
    Downingtown, PA 19335
    TCHS Pennock's Bridge
    280 Pennock's Bridge Road
    West Grove, PA 19390
    TCHS Pickering
    1580 Charlestown Road
    Phoenixville, PA 19460