Welcome to the Special Education Department!
The Special Education prides itself in ensuring that all students are successful at Campolindo High School.
Learning Skills/ Instructional Support Program
Course Description Learning Skills is designed to assist students to successfully meet the goals of their Individualized Educational Program (IEP). Students with disabilities require supports and accommodations to have meaningful access to certain standards in both instruction and assessment, based on their communication and academic needs. These supports and accommodations facilitate students access to general education curriculum and develop the skills necessary to meet their individual post secondary transition goals.
Learning Skills objectives, overarching goals, learning outcomes:
During this course, the students will work towards: 1. Addressing and meeting their IEP goals 2. Increasing their overall organizational skills 3. Developing self advocacy and awareness of disability 4. Developing communication skills 5. Developing transition plan to meet post secondary goals; Individual Transition Plan (ITP) 6. Developing study skills to access the curriculum 7. Utilizing technology appropriately
Learning Skills/ Instructional Support Program - Fusion Reading
To provide specialized academic reading instruction to students two or more grade levels behind and to create lifelong readers.
“Fusion Reading is a comprehensive, research-based reading intervention program for students in grades 6-12. The flexible, multi-year program provides struggling adolescent students the skills they need to quickly become fluent, competent, and confident readers. Students learn to read award-winning books that are relevant to their lives and the problems they face.” (McGraw Hill Education)
Learning Intervention Center
The Acalanes District Learning Intervention Center (LIC) is one component of the continuum of educational services offered by the Acalanes Union High School District Special Education Department. The program is located at Campolindo High School and designed to provide appropriate academic and mental health services for students to access the curriculum and work on IEP goals. . The primary objectives of the class are to facilitate students’ placement in the least restrictive educational environment possible, increase core resiliency, and help students identify and manage symptoms that impede their academic, social and emotional growth. The LIC is a counseling enhanced collaborative program; the relationship between emotional development and the acquisition of academic skills is at the forefront of every intervention. Students in the LIC are eligible to receive mental health and social skill services as delineated in their IEP.