Individual Support programming supports students with severe to profound developmental disabilities. Students may have physical, sensory or behavioural challenges, and/or medical conditions, requiring special accommodations.
Build functional and communication skills that enhance quality of life
Development of verbal and non-verbal communication skills
Development of small and large movements—grasping, reaching and handling different objects
Opportunities to explore the use of assistive technology or equipment
Structured learning environment with regular routines and close supervision
Physical accommodations such as wheelchair access, specialized furniture and assistive technology
Smaller classes for more targeted instruction
Community service providers offer additional services for students as needed
Opportunities to participate in school-wide and recreational activities
Students must be 5 ½ to 19 years old with clinical diagnosis. Contact your child’s school for information about eligibility andspecialized programming options.
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Individual Support 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