Special Education

Special Education

Special Education Courses and Descriptions

Careers, Information, and Exploration
This program is for students seeking a Certificate of Completion and provides work readiness skills.

Basic Skills
Basic Skills Development is a multidisciplinary course that provides students continuing opportunities to develop basic skills including: (1) reading, (2) writing, (3) listening, (4) speaking, (5) mathematical computation, (6) note taking, (7) study and organizational skills, and (8) problem-­‐solving skills, which are essential for high school course work achievement. Determination of the skills to be emphasized in this course is based on Indiana’s standards, individual school corporation general curriculum plans, and the student’s Individualized Education Programs (IEP) or other individualized plans. Skills selected for developmental work provide students with the ability to continue to learn in a range of different life situations. Grade 9-12; up to 8 credits.

Developmental Reading
Developmental Reading is a supplemental course that provides students with individualized instruction designed to support success in completing course work aligned with the Indiana Academic Standards for English/Language Arts focusing on the Reading Standards for Literature and Nonfiction. All students should be concurrently enrolled in an English course in which class work will address all of the Indiana Academic Standards. Grade 9-12.

iTac stands for Integrated Technology Assisted Classroom and is a program that provides a resource time for students with an Individualized Education Plan or students seeking credit recovery.