Opportunity programming supports students with mild cognitive disabilities and significant academic delays gain skills for future independent living and employment.
- Improve academic and independent living skills
- Develop employment skills for students in junior or senior high
- Application of strategies for studying, remembering and organizing information
- Improved work and study skills
- Positive and supportive learning environment
- Emphasis on literacy and math instruction in elementary grades
- Slower pace of instruction
- Flexible instruction based on students' needs and abilities
- Visual aids, specific examples and hands-on activities
- Smaller classes for more targeted instruction
Students must be 5 ½ to 20 years old with a clinical diagnosis of mild cognitive disability. Contact your child’s school for information about eligibility and special education programming options.