学生的干预措施 & 服务
峰会的观点 strives to provide balanced reading instruction that includes the four domains of reading: word identification, 流利, 词汇表, 和理解. 学生接受明确的, 系统的音位意识和语音教学, intensive training to build 词汇表 and use comprehension strategies. The elementary students receive basic reading instruction for at least 50 minutes per day. The high school and middle school students have reading and math labs, 每周四天来强化基本技能. 峰会的观点 utilizes research-based reading programs recommended by the Cal STAT Literacy Institute, 这是加州教育部的一个项目, 特殊教育科. 所有的老师都, 包括学科范畴职员, have been trained in research-based strategies for teaching reading as well as specific reading programs, which ensures all students receive effective direct instruction and are provided with multiple opportunities throughout the day to apply these skills and strategies.
A primary cause of decoding and spelling problems is weak phonemic awareness or the difficulty in identifying individual sounds and their order within words. The key to helping individuals develop phonemic awareness is the conscious integration of the three senses of hearing, 视觉和感觉. 在这个节目中, students become aware of the mouth actions which produce speech sounds so they can feel sounds within words. They hear, see, and feel their physical characteristics and the contrasts between them. 这个项目, which is appropriate for age levels ranging from elementary to adult, progresses from words containing two sounds to multi-syllable words.
The 自然阅读 interactive program provides a method to improve reading 流利. Most struggling readers have difficulty with 流利 and they spend little time reading independently. The 自然阅读 program combines three powerful strategies that accelerate reading development: teacher modeling, 反复阅读, 进度监控. 使用这个基于网络的版本的程序, students work in the level of material appropriate and work at their own pace. 自然阅读 has 19 levels, each containing 24, high-interest, non-fiction stories. Each story has key words, a prediction step, a passage, comprehension questions, and a retell step. Daily monitoring of student progress improves student achievement and facilitates the student’s involvement in the learning process.
奖励 is a specialized reading program designed to teach intermediate and secondary students a flexible strategy for decoding long words and to increase their oral and silent reading 流利. 教学生识别前缀, 后缀, and vowel sounds to assist them in segmenting the word into manageable, 可解码的块. Twenty comprehensive teacher-directed lessons help reading deficient older students word recognition skills.
This program helps students improve the writing skills with multisensory, classroom-proven teaching strategies and writing activities. Students are taught to write clear, organized paragraphs, reports, and essays. 与 加紧写作 students learn to break down the writing process into logical steps and transfer these skills in logic to longer multi-paragraph essays and research reports. Most importantly, they learn the skills to prepare them for real-world writing.
威尔逊阅读系统是一个直接的, multisensory approach that teaches students the structure of words. Through a carefully sequenced 12-step program, they master decoding and spelling. 学生们从发音到音节学习, 从单词到句子, 通过听声音, 操纵颜色编码的声音, 音节和单词卡, 并进行手指敲击练习. 这个项目 is organized around the six syllable types and allows students to learn cumulatively and systematically.
Integration of technology and assistive technology is an essential element of the academic program. Both assist our students in discovering ways to compensate for learning deficits and better access the curriculum. 例如, text-to-speech software enables students with decoding impairments to access and understand text. Concept mapping software facilitates organization of ideas in the writing process. Each classroom is equipped with interactive white boards and access to computers and ipads that promote student engagement and target diverse learning styles.
Occupational Therapy, Language and Speech Therapy and Counseling 服务
有时, students with learning differences benefit from additional support in order to fully access the curriculum. 峰会的观点认识到这一需求，并提供了现场, 提供职业治疗的执业临床医生, Language and Speech Therapy or Counseling 服务 as indicated on a student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP) or private contract.
These school-based supports are provided during the school day making this a unique model of service delivery that affords students the opportunity to learn and practice strategies within the context of a one on one or a small group setting and then apply them in the school environment. Clinicians work closely with faculty and staff to schedule sessions at a convenient time for the student.
Each of these services provides skill or strategy instruction, 建模与实践, and ongoing assessment all with the intent to improve how a child approaches academic, 社会或身体挑战.