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Complex Needs

Complex Needs

We provide excellent programming for students with exceptional and special needs. Every student has unique needs, so we work with students, parents and community organizations to personalize the support for each child.

Complex needs describes students with life-long impairments that are attributable to mental, neurological and/or physical disabilities. An innumerable variety of complex conditions and needs exist. We offer programming and supports for students diagnosed with conditions which have a mild to severe impact on cognitive, academic and adaptive functioning.

At the CBE, complex needs refers to students diagnosed with:

Specialized classes may be appropriate options for students with complex needs. Curriculum modifications and accommodations are implemented in any of our programs based on the individual needs of each student.

Multiple and Complex Learning Needs

We offer programming for students with multiple and complex learning needs. This program is for students 2½ to 15 years old. The curriculum includes developmental and sensory-based activities designed to facilitate growth of the whole student.
Students develop:
  • self-help skills
  • environmental knowledge
  • community awareness
  • basic conceptual skills
  • communication skills 

Location

Moderate to Severe Cognitive Disabilities and/or Complex Learning, Medical and Emotional Needs

We offer programming for students with moderate to severe cognitive disabilities and/or complex learning, medical and emotional needs. This program is for students 12-19 years old. It helps students develop skills and attitudes necessary to become successful members of the community.
Components of this program include:
  • functional academics
  • work experience
  • activities of daily living
  • adaptive physical education
  • fine arts
  • assistive technolog
  • augmentative communication
  • sensory motor development

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)​

 
 
 

The majority of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be successfully integrated into the community school program with varying levels of support.

 
 
 

 

 

 

Communication, Sensory and Social Interaction Program (CSSI)

 

 

The CSSI program is for students who have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and who have moderate to severe cognitive disabilities. It is offered to students in grades 1-12.

 

 

 

This program helps students become more independent in their home and community through the development of:

 

 

 

     

     

  • communication skills

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  • self-help skills

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  • basic conceptual skills

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  • environmental knowledge

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  • community awareness

 

 

 

The curriculum includes developmental and sensory-based activities designed to facilitate growth of the whole child. Instructional accommodations may include the use of assistive technology, augmentative communication systems, and individual and small group instruction. Integration within the school community happens as is appropriate for each individual child. Generally, the ratio of students to staff is 2:1.​

 
 

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