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Opportunity Program

Opportunity programming supports students with mild cognitive disabilities and significant academic delays gain skills for future independent living and employment.

GOALS

  • Improve academic and independent living skills
  • Develop employment skills for students in junior or senior high

BENEFITS

  • Application of strategies for studying, remembering and organizing information
  • Improved work and study skills

PROGRAM DELIVERY

  • 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

ELIGIBILITY

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.