Special Education

What is special education

Special education is the practice of educating students in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs.

Special training sessions begin with an evaluation process of the learning profile of each child with the aim of creating an individualized intervention programme aimed at enhancing the child’s deficits, relying on the strengths Points. A prerequisite is the application of special pedagogical techniques and methods that are supported by corresponding educational equipment and teaching material.

Which children can attend special education programs?

Children showing:

  • Specific Learning Disabilities (Dyslexia, Dyscalmisia, Dysspellings, Dysgraphia, Dyspprexia)
  • General Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Retardation (light, moderate or severe)
  • Speech & Disorders
  • Vision & Hearing Impairments
  • Concentration and Attention Disorders (ADHD)
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Kinetic Deficiencies
  • Customization Difficulties
  • Behavioural Difficulties

    What does a special education intervention programme involve?

    Depending on the needs of the student may include:

    • Phonological Awareness Learning
    • Teaching Reading and Spelling
    • Development-practice of oral and descriptive production
    • Development and enrichment of vocabulary
    • Learning about alternative ways of communicating
    • Practicing Writing
    • Learning strategies and methods for studying school courses
    • Enhancing perceptual skills and learning cognitive concepts
    • Teaching of mathematics
    • Practicing Graphokinetic Skills
    • Programs for the development of fantasy and play
    • Learning and practicing social skills
    • Modifying behaviour for demarcation, increased concentration of attention and reduction of hyperactivity
    • Psychological support for the child to enhance self-esteem and develop a sense of success