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Interactions

This program is designed to address the needs of students who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). A range of abilities and challenges fall under this program but most apparent are the difficulties these students may have with behaviour and/or communications skills. This program provides a level of expertise that allows us to support all students who are experiencing behavioural and communication difficulties. 

Our Interactions classrooms typically provide a higher ratio of adults to students (approximately 1 adult to 3 students). Therefor, students are able to benefit from more one on one targeted support. Students in our program will be included in regular classes whenever it makes academic and social sense for them to be there provided it enhances the opportunities for learning for all. Parents are active members of the learning team. An Individual Program Plan is developed with the learning team each year. At this time, we have a division one classroom for students grades 1-3 and a division 2 classroom for students in grades 4-6.

Early Years Program

Pre-Kindergarten builds children's strengths and skills in a playful, language-rich environment. This program supports children from  2 years and 8 months to 4 years and 6 months old who have developmental delays, have a first language other than English, or identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit.

Each class has a team of professionals who help children get an excellent start to learning before Kindergarten by working on speech, mobility and everyday tasks like communicating and exploring their senses.

For more information you can view the Edmonton Public Schools Early Years Website or contact the school.