The 学习服务 Dep艺术ment supports children with diverse learning needs from 幼儿园 to grade nine. 主要的, 较低的, and 上学校 specialists work in collaboration with classroom teachers to ensure that each child has the specific support he or she needs to establish a strong foundation of academic and life skills. 由马萨诸塞州特许学校心理学家指导, 这个部门包括学习专家, 阅读和数学专家, 言语和语言病理学家, 他们都了解孩子们独特的学习方式. In-school p艺术ial evaluations are conducted as needed in order to assess a child’s learning style and needs. 从这些评价中得到的资料, 结合外部神经心理学评估, is used to create learning profiles that are shared with classroom teachers. 在每个年级, 专家单独提供学术支持, 在一个小团体中, 或者根据孩子的学习情况整合到课堂中.
在 小学, students may work with a reading specialist or speech/language pathologist. 支持以个人、小组或课堂形式提供. Specialists closely monitor the progress of each child, providing intervention as needed. 正式评估后, some students p艺术icipate in specialized reading programs such as Wilson, RAVE-O, 或者视觉化和语言化. Formal speech and language evaluations may be conducted in the area of 艺术iculation and/or expressive and receptive language. 在上课时间提供演讲和语言支持.
在 较低的学校, students requiring specialized reading support have an opportunity to work with a trained reading specialist either individually or in a small group. Our reading specialist is trained in Orton-Gillingham, Wilson, RAVE-O, and Read Naturally. 除了, a learning specialist is available to work in the classroom and with small groups. Some students with diagnosed learning differences qualify for additional 1:1 academic support, which can be provided by the learning specialist for an additional school fee.
在 上学校，我们会根据学生的需要，提供不同程度的支援. Fay’s qualified learning specialists address the needs of any students who, 因为他们不同的学习方式, 学习速度, 或者教育背景, may require short-term academic support to perform to their fullest potential. 取代了传统的自习室, students may be placed in the Learning Center for additional oversight and support. Specialists share specific strategies and tools that become p艺术 of a child’s intellectual repertoire. Such support may include developing and strengthening organizational skills, 教授如何计划和完成一项长期任务或项目, 或者加强数学和写作技能. The Learning Center is available to any 上学校 student who is referred for support or who is in need of a smaller group study hall.
个性化学术支持 with a learning specialist is available for an additional fee to students with documented learning needs. 课程安排在上课时间, and learning specialists work with the faculty to ensure they understand the learning profiles of their students with documented learning differences. These learning profiles are used to appropriately shape the learning experience to enhance each student’s strengths and provide support to help these students become confident, 独立的学习者. Profiles are made available to 父母 as well as to the teachers who have the student in their class.