Strategies programming supports students with learning disabilities whose intelligence is measured as average to above average and who have significant academic delays. Learning disabilities are complex and can vary from person to person, requiring flexible instruction that meets each student’s unique needs.
Improve academic skills
Develop strategies to manage learning challenges with the goal of returning to regular programming as soon as possible
Improved reading, writing, listening and comprehension skills
Application of strategies for studying, remembering and organizing information
Increased responsibility for learning—planning ahead, setting goals and monitoring progress
Visual aids, concrete examples and hands-on activities
Smaller classes for more targeted instruction
Opportunities to access other classes for instruction in a student’s area of strength
To be eligible for programming, students must be:
in Grades 2 to 12
diagnosed with a learning disability
demonstrating significant academic delays despite adequate intellectual, linguistic, sensory and emotional development
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education, regardless of the school or program. Students enrolled in Strategies 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