Education and Early Childhood Development

General Services

A student with an exceptionality may qualify for a range of services, each with a set of criteria which must be met.

Alternate Format Materials

Alternate format materials are available to a student who has a specific learning disability which results in difficulty reading print material and/or a physical disability which prevents holding or manipulating a book.

An application PDF is made by the student's program planning team to the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

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Assistive Technology

Specialized technology is made available to students with an exceptionality. An application PDF is made by the student's program planning team to the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

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Home Tutoring

Home tutoring is available to a student who will be absent from school for a minimum of four weeks for medical reasons. The intent is to allow the student to continue schooling and to ease the transition back to fulltime attendance.

An application PDF is made to the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development through the School District.

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Special Transportation

Special transportation is provided for students when regular transportation or walking is not an option.

An application PDF is made by the student's program planning team to the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

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Student Assistant

Student assistants are provided to school districts to support teachers in meeting severe physical, personal care and behaviour management needs of students.

Schools submit individual student applications to district offices. Districts assign student assistant hours to schools based on the number of students approved, the severity of the needs and the school's special education teacher allocation.

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