Programs - Elementary Programs

  • RSP (Resource Specialist Programs) provide services designed to accommodate students with special needs who are capable of meeting the state and district approved standards for graduation with a diploma.

 

  • Functional Life Skills Program, Special Day Class (SDC) for children with special needs.  These classes stress functional academics in programs that are located on various elementary school campuses throughout the district.  These programs are designed for small group and individualized instruction for children  who represent a wide variety of disabilities and learning needs.  Each student progresses at his/her own rate and the curriculum targets skills necessary for increasing independence. Students are included in general education activities as designated on each IEP.


  • Elementary Intensive Autism Program is designed for students who present with autistic-like behaviors and require intensive intervention.  The goals of the program are to increases (based on State Standards) communication, generalized social skills, behavior and independent “work” typical of elementary students.  Students are included in general education activities as designated on each IEP.  The Intensive Autism Program, is a non-diploma program designed for students with disabilities whose educational needs cannot be met through the Clovis Unified School District general education curriculum framework.


  • Therapeutic Intervention Program (TIP) is a therapeutic program designed for students in the 4th – 12th  grades whose educational services cannot be provided exclusively within the general education classroom.  These students require a high level of structure and supervision in an intensive therapeutic milieu due to social, emotional or behavioral needs.  Theses services are not available on the comprehensive school site.


  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program, housed at Garfield Elementary School, uses a multi-modality approach, encompassing auditory, kinesthetic, and visual teaching strategies to teach deaf/hard of hearing children with communicative disabilities.   Students are included in general education activities as designated on each IEP.


  • Elementary Intensive Autism Program (EIAP) Special Day Class is designed for students who present with autistic-like behaviors and require intensive intervention. The goals of the program are to increase (based on State Standards) communication, generalized social skills, behavior, and independent “work” typical of elementary age students.  Students are included in general education activities as designated on each IEP.


  • Severely Disabled Program, Special Day Class (SDC)  A variety of teaching strategies are utilized to develop functional communication and adaptive skills.  Each student progresses at his/her own rate and the curriculum targets skills necessary for increasing individual independence.  All CUSD SD programs utilize an interdisciplinary approach where teachers are able to consult with various service providers to assist in the individualization of students’ programming.  Students enrolled in the district’s SD classes have goals that focus on areas such as functional academics, vocational/recreational and leisure skills, community awareness, domestic and adaptive skills, social skills and communication skills.  Students earn a “Letter of Recommendation” upon completion of high school.


  • Garfield Special Education Center is an educational facility that serves medically fragile students with severe disabilities, ranging from 3 to 22 years of age who reside in Clovis Unified. Due to the severe health risks and needs of the students, LVNs and RNs are an integral part of the program in addition to special education teachers and other special education staff. Support services such as Occupational, Physical, Vision, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, and Speech Therapy are components of the Garfield Center. Opportunities for interacting with typical peers is a vital component of the program.  Students at Garfield Center earn a “Letter of Recommendation” upon aging out at 22 years of age.

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