Do you have a student with special needs?
Research shows one in five students struggle in the classroom. Because of the discouraging effects of learning difficulties, school can become a place of great frustration. At Lakewood Christian Schools, we want ALL students to feel and be successful in their academic progress.
Lakewood Christian Schools is thrilled to announce
our new partnership with Opportunity Schools.
What is the Opportunity Program?
The Opportunity Program is for students with mild to moderate learning challenges such as…
- Visual and Auditory Processing Challenges
- High Functioning Autism
…and any student who may need small group, multi-sensory instruction to achieve success.
Who is Opportunity Schools?
Since 1990, Opportunity Schools, an educational non-profit, has been helping private school students with learning challenges unlock their hidden potential and achieve academic success. Their research-based multi-sensory methodologies utilize the auditory, visual and kinesthetic pathways simultaneously and are adapted to each student’s learning style. The end result is a structured and fun learning environment with strategies that identify and build on each student’s individual strengths, as well as develop confidence and strong self-esteem.
For additional information see http://www.opp4kids.org
What does the Opportunity Program look like at LCS?
The LCS Opportunity Program is a pull-out program with an additional monthly cost that provides the following services:
- Small group, researched-based multi-sensory instruction in reading, writing, spelling, handwriting and mathematics
- Mainstream support that may include pre-teaching, skill and concept reinforcement, and an appropriate accommodation plan
- Academic assessments, interpretations, and recommendations
- Referrals for school psychologists, occupational therapists, and speech & language therapists as needed
Our program is led by Mrs. Debbie Hutchens, who has a Master’s degree in Special Education, as well as training in the Opportunity Schools methods. In addition, all LCS teachers have training provided by the Opportunity Schools’ Teacher Training Institute during the summer and throughout the school year.
How does my child join the program?
Enrolled LCS families may call or come by the school office anytime to learn more, and get details on pricing and programming. 562-425-3358