• AUTISTIC SUPPORT PROGRAM

    PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

    Elementary/secondary school age students appropriate for this program are served in regional classes throughout Bucks County. All programs offer a low student to teacher ratio, which permits instructional emphasis upon the development of skills in communication, behavior management, daily living, socialization and academic content areas. 

    Maximum Full Time Class Size: Chapter 14 Regulations and Standards
    Elementary and Secondary: - 8
    Instructional Assistants: Provided for each program

    Students are instructed in the following areas: Communication, behavioral management, academics, fine/gross motor, daily living skills, social and community living skills.

    The Primary Goal is to:  Develop social, communication, behavioral, academic, and functional living skills in the least restrictive public education setting.

    PROGRAM FEATURES:
     
    • Intensive Specially Designed Instruction in Social, Communication and Behavioral Skills
    • Augmentative Communication as appropriate
    • Behavior Management Support Services
    • Parent Support Program
    • Coordination with Regular Education Curriculum
    • Program Supervision and Management
    • Individualized Educational Planning
    • Psychological Support Services
    • Social Support Services and Community Based Instruction for Secondary Students
    • Coordination with ESY Summer Autistic Program
    • Staff Development/Training (Project TEACCH, PECS, Applied Behavior Analysis, Responsive Classroom, Social Stories, Crisis Prevention Intervention Competent Learner Model (CLM) and other emerging strategies)