Scholarship Opportunity for Seniors with an IEP
Thanks to Ms. Bartlett for sharing!
See attached for this great opportunity! Students can receive $2,500!!!
Due by April 15th.... http://www.dreamsscholarship.org/
Now Accepting 2016- 2017 D.R.E.A.M.S. Scholarship Applications!
The distinctive mission of D.R.E.A.M.S. is to encourage and support deserving students whose high school education was bolstered by an individualized education plan (I.E.P.)
This year’s round of scholarships is now open to students who are graduating from high school with a diploma or certificate of completion in 2017, who have also been accepted and enrolled in one of the following accredited environments beginning in the summer or fall 2017:
University or College
Vocational or Trade School
View link to website for more details! http://www.dreamsscholarship.org/
Programs & Services at LHS
Resource Specialist Program (RSP)
• All "General Education Classes" with one period of Strategies for Success (SFS) per day
• SFS focuses on academic, organizational, and study skills in addition to providing support for students
• Case Carrier helps students to focus on achieving their IEP goals as well as achieving success in their general education classes.
• "Watch and Consult" students do not have SFS class unless needed for success in Gen Ed classes.
Mild/Moderate Program (MM)
• Classes have a maximum of 18 students and are usually staffed with one or more instructional aides
• Students move from class to class for their various subjects and for their elective classes (not self-contained)
• Students can be mainstreamed into Gen Ed classes when appropriate
• Students are eligible to obtain jobs at the school and in the community during their 11th and 12th grade years through the "Employment Skills" classes.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH)
• A team of dedicated teachers, instructional aides, and interpreters assist our students with hearing loss in academics and success skills.
• Many students are fully mainstreamed and are provided with interpreters for each class
• Some students are in a self-contained classroom with a teacher, aides, and interpreters
• D/HH students are also able to obtain jobs at the school and in the community during their 11th and 12th grade years through the "Employment Skills" classes.
Moderate/Severe Program (MS)
• There are four Moderate/Severe classrooms at LHS, each designed to accommodate students with unique needs and abilities.
• Includes academic instruction in English, math, practical living skills and community-based instruction (navigating the neigh- borhood and traveling to community establishments).
• The majority of the students in the MS program are involved in the "Best Buddies" program, which provides lunch-time activi- ties, dancing, etc with their GenEd peers.
Some Other Services Offered per IEP
504 Plans (Each Counselor coordinates the 504 plan for their students)
Adaptive Physical Education
Vocational education Services
Communicatively Impaired – Speech and Language
Visually Impaired (VI) Services
Counseling and Guidance Services