Special Education

Gail Lessard
Department Leader
628-3229 ext. 401
glessard@southingtonschools.org

Kim Palmer, Assistant Department Leader
kpalmer@southingtonschools.org



Extended Learning Center Models
Provide Maximum Inclusion Options
Resource Assistance

Students participate in classroom instruction and receive additional academic support from special education staff in the Academic Support Center.

Team Taught/Co-taught Classes
Special education and regular education staff work together to deliver instruction in classes comprised of special education and regular education students.

Learning for Academic Progress (LEAP)
Special education staff provides instruction focusing on reading improvement, writing, and increased ability to utilize content-based information.

Self-Contained Models provide Inclusion Options

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