Basic Skills offers three services designed to support families with special needs children: The Privately Developed Plan (PDP), Special Needs Testing, and the Individualized Learning Program (ILP) described below.
INDIVIDUALIZED LEARNING PROGRAM (ILP)
For Successful Academic Achievement
Note: This program is not being offered for the 2013-2014 school year.
The ILP is a program designed for students 2nd
through 8th grade. It utilizes an integrated and innovative curriculum, small class size and a low student to teacher ratio enables students to experience academic success.
The fundamental areas of learning include:
• Academic achievement: reading, writing and mathematical skills
• Critical thinking, reasoning and problem solving
• Organization and study skills
• Perceptual and motor skills
• Motivation and goal attainment
• Memory, attention and concentration
• Creativity and self-expression
• Multi-sensory phonics program (Orton-
An individual instructional plan is designed to maximize each student’s learning. Through classroom and small group interactive hands on multisensory instruction, all children will be given the opportunity to achieve their academic potential.
Our Individualized Program is enhanced by:
• Developing Christian character
• Small group tutorials
• Community service projects
• Low student to teacher ratio
Afternoon activities may include:
Science, Social Studies, Sign Language, Art, Drama, and Physical Education.
Our main instructor:
Jo Edwards holds both BA and MS Ed. degrees in special education and is a licensed teacher. In addition to home schooling her own children through high school, she has taught in public school and eleven years at a small Christian school. Her specialty is teaching in a multi-age classroom that includes students with special needs.
Our supporting instructors:
$100 registration fee (non-refundable)
$250 book and material fee
$550 monthly tuition for a 4 day a week plan
$275 monthly tuition for a 2 day a week plan
$275 monthly tuition for second child (4 day a week
Click here for Student Standards and Procedures
Click here for new enrollment application form
Click here for Re-enrollment application form
Additional fee of $342.00 per year may be added for students currently on a PDP, IEP or meeting our special needs criteria.