Community Learning Skills programming supports students who have moderate delays in most or all developmental areas. These students may have physical, sensory, medical or behavioural disabilities.
Improve academic, communication, personal and social skills
Improved reading, writing, listening and math skills
Improved ability to communicate and interact with others using appropriate behaviours and social skills
Improved work ethic and study habits
A safe, structured environment with regular routines
Close, constant supervision
Consistent behavioural expectations
Smaller classes for more targeted instruction
Opportunities to interact with other students in school-wide and community activities
Students must be 5 ½ to 19 years old on September 1 with a clinical diagnosis. Contact your child’s school for information about eligibility and specialized programming options.
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in the Community Learning Skills will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.
Most schools offering specialized programming have some yellow busing options available. For more information about busing, contact your child’s school or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585.
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Edmonton Public Schools
Centre for Education
1 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4G9 780-429-8000