Elementary Level Programs

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    Center-Based Functional Academic Skills Program

    The Functional Academic Skills Program at Premm Learning Center services students with moderate to severe development disabilities.  The primary goal of the program is to maximize each student's potential and to teach skills that will enable them to become as independent as possible within the confines of their disability.  Program components include academics with an emphasis on functional skill development, utilizing a modified Common Core Curriculum.  Behavior management, independent living and social skills are also addressed.  Functional assessments of behavior and behavior intervention plans are implemented for support when needed.  All students are assessed using the New York State Alternate Assessment.

    Classifications:

    • Multiple Disabilities
    • Intellectually Disabled
    • Speech Impairment
    • Visual Impairment
    • Autism
    • Hearing Impairment
    • Other  Health Impairment

     

    12:1:4 Program

    The 12:1:4 Program at Premm Learning Center emphasizes a multi-sensory approach to learning.  Emphasis is placed on improving cognition, sensory motor skills development and use of adaptive equipment to aid movement and independence.  Students placed in the 12:1:4 class component are non-ambulatory and are dependent upon staff for meeting their needs throughout the school day.  Classroom instruction is provided with hand over hand assistance.  Related services of speech, occupational therapy and physical therapy are provided on a group push-in basis.  All students are assessed using the New York State Alternate Assessment.

    Classifications:

    • Multiple Disabilities

     

    Included Class Satellite Services

    The Premm Learning Center offers included class components for elementary students within off site district mainstream programs.  The students serviced within the included programs experience learning disabilities but exhibit minimal to no behavioral concerns.  The primary goal of the included class program is to maximize each student's potential and to act as the bridge to possibly return to home school district.  Instruction in these classes emphasizes a modified Common Core Curriculum, behavior management, and self-advocacy and social skills, while also providing for the opportunity to be integrated with the mainstream population for special subject classes, lunch, assemblies and academic subjects when appropriate.

    Classifications:

    • Multiple Disabilities
    • Intellectual Disability
    • Speech Impairment
    • Emotional Disturbance
    • Autism
    • Hearing Impairment
    • Other Health Impairment