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91老司机 develops programming to serve students with autism based on strategies, interventions, and methodologies that have been shown by scientific research to be effective for students with autism spectrum disorders. 91老司机 provides specialized instruction along the full continuum of services, giving support to students in the least restrictive environment, as determined by the IEP committee.

Programming for Students with Autism

Pre-K

  • Community-Based PreK with Special Education Resource Instruction
  • Cross-categorical special education PreK classrooms
  • Pre-K Multi-Intervention Program for Students with Autism (Mini-MIPA)
    The Mini-MIPA Program is designed to meet the needs of certain students with autism. The goal of the program is to improve communication, on-task behavior, independent life skills, and the ability to relate to others. The program uses a variety of strategies within a highly structured setting to prepare students to transition to less restrictive settings. The MIPA program aligns content area curricular instruction based on or adapted from the Standards of Learning and/or Aligned Standards of Learning (SOLs or ASOLs) with evidence-based practices shown to be effective with students with autism. The planned staffing ratio of a MIPA classroom is one teacher and two assistants for six students.Students who require countywide programs such as MIPA will attend the school closest to their neighborhood school. In the case that the nearest MIPA location is at capacity, the next closest location will be considered.

    Mini-MIPA Locations:
    ?Barrett | Hoffman Boston |Integration Station/The Children’s School | Long Branch

Elementary

  • Services and classrooms at neighborhood home schools with a range of inclusion and resource-level supports and opportunities
  • Cross-categorical self-contained classrooms at various grade levels with integration opportunities
  • Multi-Intervention Program for Students with Autism (MIPA)The MIPA Program is designed to meet the needs of certain students with autism. The goal of the program is to improve communication, on-task behavior, independent life skills, and the ability to relate to others. The program uses a variety of strategies within a highly structured setting to prepare students to transition to less restrictive settings. The MIPA program aligns content area curricular instruction based on or adapted from the Standards of Learning (SOLs or ASOLs) with evidence-based practices shown to be effective with students with autism. The planned staffing ratio of a MIPA classroom is one teacher and two assistants for six students.Students who require countywide programs such as MIPA will attend the school closest to their neighborhood school. In the case that the nearest MIPA location is at capacity, the next closest location will be considered.Elementary Locations: Arlington Traditional School | Barcroft | Barrett | Dr. Charles R. Drew | ?Hoffman-Boston? | ?Long Branch | Oakridge | Randolph | Taylor

Secondary

  • Services and classrooms at neighborhood home schools with a range of inclusion and resource-level supports and opportunities
  • Secondary Program for Students with Autism (SPSA)This program is designed to provide specially designed instruction to middle and high school students who have a special education eligibility classification of autism and require a program that has a focus on the development of social skills and organizational skills, in order to access general education classes.? Students will participate in general education classes per services on the students’ IEPs.
    Locations: Dorothy Hamm Middle School | Jefferson Middle School | Washington-Liberty High School? | Yorktown High School
  • Cross-categorical self-contained classrooms at various grade levels with inclusion opportunities
  • Multi-Intervention Program for Students with Autism (MIPA)The Multi-Intervention Program for Students with Autism is designed to meet the needs of certain students with autism. The goal of the program is to improve communication, on-task behavior, independent life skills, and the ability to relate to others. The program uses a variety of strategies within a highly structured setting to prepare students to transition to less restrictive settings. The MIPA program aligns content area curricular instruction based on or adapted from the Standards of Learning (SOLs or ASOLs) with evidence-based practices shown to be effective with students with autism. The planned staffing ratio of a MIPA classroom is one teacher and two assistants for six students.Students who require countywide programs such as MIPA will attend the school closest to their neighborhood school. In the case that the nearest MIPA location is at capacity, the next closest location will be considered.
    Locations (Grades 6-8): ?Kenmore
    Locations (Grades 9-12):?Wakefield

Contact

91老司机 Autism/Low Incidence Disability Specialists

Kelly Cotter
kelly.cotter@apsva.us

Christine Cunningham
christine.cunningham@apsva.us

Laura Depatch
laura.depatch@apsva.us? ? ?

Erin Donohue
erin.donohue@apsva.us

Deborah Hammer
deborah.hammer@apsva.us


The National Professional Development Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at the University of North Carolina reviews ongoing academic research to publish a list of currently recommended evidence-based practices for teaching students with autism. That list is available at .