- School District U-46
Instructional Learning Program|Modified Learning Program | SWEP
Instructional Learning Program:
This program addresses students that need a moderate to severe sensory and behavioral supports. The students may have a medical diagnosis of Autism or an eligibility of Autism. Classrooms are highly structured and predictable, using many visual supports and sensory strategies. The goal would be for students to have the academic and self management skills to engage in the educational environment.
Modified Learning Program:
The program addresses the needs of students with cognitive and/or adaptive disabilities through functional modified academic instruction. Student are provided activities and functional opportunities that prepare them for employment and community living. The goal is for students to be have academic and functional skills to be productive citizen within our communities.
Central SWEP focuses on providing instruction to high school age students who are between 14 – 21 years old. Students typically are mildly to moderately disabled. SWEP (Secondary Work Experience Program) follows a functional curriculum designed to support students as they develop self-determination skills and independent living skills. Our goal is to help each student to participate as independently as possible in his/her own community.
SWEP includes our training site called The Diner. Students at SWEP have the opportunity to receive training on-campus through various positions in The Diner. These training sites assist in the transition to employment in the community. Central SWEP blends work, classroom activities and community instruction to create the framework of the program. Imbedded in all three major areas is the concept of self-advocacy.