Special Education

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Programs and Services

General Education

Students receive specially-designed instruction in all qualifying areas including academic, behavior, and social areas as indicated on their evaluation from both special and general education staff and/or related service therapists. Curriculum is differentiated for each learner by all staff working with the student based on their individual needs.

Learning Center (LC)

Students receive specially-designed instruction in academic, behavior, and social areas as indicated on their evaluation from LC staff and/or related service therapists. Classes offered: LC English, LC Math, and Social Skills. Students will have every opportunity to participate in general education as designated by the IEP team.

Mid-Level Blended

Students with mild cognitive disabilities receive specially designed instruction in all areas as indicated on their evaluation from both special and general education staff and/or related services. Participation in the general education class will occur as designated in the IEP with accommodations and modifications.

Accommodations, modifications, and differentiation will occur based on individual student needs. Students will have every opportunity to participate in general education as designated by the IEP team.

Mid-Level

Students with moderate cognitive disabilities receive specially designed instruction in all areas as indicated on their evaluation from Mid-level staff and/or related services. Students will participate in general education science and social studies with Mid-level staff along with accommodations and modifications. English and Math will be offered by Mid-level teachers as appropriate in a specially designed setting. Students will have every opportunity to participate in general education as designated by the IEP team.

Functional Skills and Academics (FSA)

Students with moderate to severe disabilities receive specially designed instruction in all areas as indicated on their evaluations from the FSA staff/classroom and/or related services. Classes offered: English, Math, Social Skills, Prevocational Skills, and Life Skills. Students will have every opportunity to participate in general education as designated by the IEP team.

Home Instruction/Tutoring

Students receive specially-designed instruction at home due to medical, physical, emotional, or behavioral needs. Students also qualify if they have an IEP and have been suspended or expelled from school.

Contact

Brandi Doyle
Assistant Principal
 

Phone

425-408-6825

Email

bdoyle@nsd.org

Northshore School District Links for Special Education 

https://bit.ly/2PoQ6Gl

 

Peer Tutors

Students who demonstrate exemplary skills in leadership, kindness, and academic excellence are eligible for this unique elective. Peer Tutors are assigned students who have special needs to support them in accessing general education classes and curriculum. Both our FSA and Mid-Level Blended programs also offer opportunities for Peer Tutors to teach reading, writing, math, social skills, and vocational skills in a specially designed classroom. Teacher recommendations are required to participate in this leadership opportunity.