Community Learning Skills/Connections programming support students with moderate cognitive disabilities, significant developmental delays and behavioural difficulties.
Develop academic, communication, personal and social skills
Development of reading, writing, listening and math skills
Improved ability to manage aggression or problematic behaviour
Improved social skills
Improved ability to express thoughts and feelings in appropriate ways
Improved work ethic and study habits
Clear expectations and regular routines in a structured classroom environment
Close, consistent supervision
Smaller classes for more targeted instruction
Ongoing instruction in anger management and behaviour in social settings
Field trips to enhance learning
Students must be 5 ½ to 20 years old with chronic, severe anti-social behaviours and a clinical diagnosis. Contact your child’s school for information about eligibility and specialized programming options.
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Community Learning Skills/Connections will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.
Most schools offering specialized programming have some yellow busing options available. For more information about busing, contact your child’s school or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585.
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Edmonton Public Schools
Centre for Education
1 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4G9 780-429-8000