Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s), Faculty & Staff:
The following provides a list of special education programs and services offered by the Moravia District as well as their corresponding definitions. This is a first step in trying to provide a useful source of information. This list will be updated periodically.
Special Education Programs
Consultant Teacher Direct:
Consultant Teacher to Student (CT); subject specific ie: Consultant Teacher Math. Minimum of 2 hours per week (can be combined with Consultant Teacher to Teacher to = 120 minutes). Special Education Teacher and Teaching Assistant work together to deliver special education services to student in the general education class. Caseload cannot exceed 20 (can get a variance to increase caseload).
Consultant Teacher Indirect:
Consultant Teacher to Teacher (CT): Minimum of 2 hours per week (can be combined with Consultant Teacher to Student to = 120 minutes). Special Education Teacher, General Education Teacher and Teaching Assistant work together to deliver special education services to student in the general education class. Caseload cannot exceed 20 (can get a variance to increase caseload).
Special Class Language Arts:
This class is designed for students needing specialized pull-out of regular class instruction in reading.
Physical Therapy (PT)/Physical Therapy Consult (PTC):
The evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a physical disability. Physical Therapy orders must be received.
Skilled Nursing Services (SNS):
Licensed nurse provides health related services such as administering medication. Provides health assessments and medical treatments regularly needed by students during school hours.
Speech Language Therapy (SL):
The practice of speech therapy shall mean the application of principles, methods, procedures, measurement, prediction, non-medical diagnosis, testing, counseling, consultation, rehabilitation and instruction related to the development and disorders of speech
The student requires the support of an aide in the general and/or special education setting to attain IEP goals and foster success in general or special programs. The aide will also assist in physical care, behavioral management needs, preparation, proctoring, correction of papers and collecting data for statistical reports, and perform non-instructional duties.
Special Class Math:
This class is designed for students needing specialized pull-out of regular class instruction in math
Must have minimum of 3 hours per week. 5 students per group. Can get a variance to increase numbers. Caseload 20 in elementary, 25 in grades 7-12. Designed to deliver supplemental supports that will facilitate the student's attainment of IEP goals and foster success in general or special programs.
Special Class (12:1+1):
This is a special class being taught to a group of students out of a general education setting. This class is taught with the support of a Teacher Aide
Counseling is offered to students whose emotional and behavioral issues require ongoing therapeutic counseling intervention.
Occupational Therapy (OT)/Occupational Therapy Consult (OTC):
The functional evaluation of a student and the planning and utilization of a program of purposeful activities to develop or maintain adaptive skills. These programs are designed to achieve maximal physical and mental functioning of the student in daily life tasks. Occupational Therapy orders (script) must be received.
Teaching Assistant (1:1):
The student requires paraprofessional teaching support in the general and/or special education setting to attain IEP goals and foster success. The assistant will work with students on special projects, report pertinent information, assist pupils with available instructional programs, assist in the development of instructional materials, assist in related instructional work, assist with related health activities, provide instructional services under the supervision of a certified teacher. Teaching assistant certification is required.
Hearing Services (THI)/Hearing Services Consultation:
Provides academic modifications for students with hearing impairments.
Vision Services (TVI)/Vision Services Consultation (TVIC):
Provides assistance to students who are blind or visually impaired. Provides assistance to teachers of blind or visually impaired students.
Cayuga/Onondaga BOCES Programs
Cayuga/Onondaga BOCES Career Technical Support (CTS):
This program provides support to students with disabilities that are preparing for post school employment. These classes are located at the Occupational Education Center.
Cayuga/Onondaga Campus Based 8:1:1:
This program is a classroom for students 15-18, classified as having a disability and consistently demonstrating very intense management needs. The students attending this program have a history of unsuccessful special education placements in classrooms.
Day Treatment (8:1:1):
These students have intensive management needs which require both educational and mental health services. This program incorporates the services of Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, Social Workers and a consulting psychiatrist. (ages 5-18). Classes meet for six weeks in the summer.
District Based (8:1:1):
These classes serve students with intense academic and behavioral needs. They work with developing behavior management programs. These classes are located in general education buildings of component districts. (ages K-12)
Extended School Year (12:1:4 Enhanced):
Extended school year services are provided for students that will demonstate severe regression over the summer
BOCES Public School (12:1:1 Enhanced):
This program serves students with moderate-severe disabilities including cognitive delays, autism, and multiple disabilities. This program focuses on both academic and functional life skills. (K-12)
|Last updated on 12/21/2011|