Student Support Services

 

The Student Support Team provides both direct and consultative services to students with special needs and the staff that supports them. Our professionals and paraprofessional staff work in partnership with school-based team to address the challenges faced by students with diversities.

Communicating for Success – ELL Program

The Goal of the CFS Program is to Increase Academic Success

Communicating for Success (CFS) is a program that has been developed to support ELL students in learning the language most often used in school instruction. The CFS Program is available to ELL students from Kindergarten through Grade 12.

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District Itinerant Integration Resource Support Teacher Services

District resource teachers help school based teams to organize, maintain, and integrate services in the school for the case management of students. They provide services to classroom teachers, learning assistance teachers and resource teachers including consultation, collaboration, and support with assistance for identification, assessment, planning, and implementation etc.

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Psychoeducational Assessment Services

A psychoeducational assessment is a systematic investigation of a student’s strengths and weaknesses in various domains. The goal of assessment is to gather specific and new information to better understand and improve the student’s current functioning or learning.

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Elementary Counselling Services

The role of the counsellor is influenced by the unique needs of each school. The counsellors provide counselling, consultation with SBTs, coordination of services, communication with parents, as well as education for students and staff, in order to promote healthy social and emotional development.

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Hospital Homebound Services

The purpose of Hospital Homebound Education Services is to enable students to continue their education program while absent from school for periods during the school year because of illness or related medical/psychiatric reasons.

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The District Itinerant Resource Teacher for Students with Visual Impairments

Offers consultation and support for learners with visual impairments (Special Ed Code E), including instruction on Orientation and mobility, Braille, vision assessments, and more.

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Deaf And Hard of Hearing Services

The role of the district resource teacher for the deaf and hard of hearing is to determine and deliver direct or consultative service to best meet the needs of students who are deaf and hard of hearing (Special Education Code F students).

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Speech and Language Pathologists

SLPs work with learners who are experiencing communication difficulties or disorders. Evaluation and consultation services are focussed on Kindergarten through Grade 3. Consultation services continue through grades 4 to 12.

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Physiotherapy Services

Physiotherapists provide services to children with orthopedic, neurological, muscular, spinal, joint or sensory dysfunction.

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