Inclusive Education

Inclusive Education

Fort McMurray Catholic Schools values persons. Our first placement is inclusive, having children placed with their peers in their neighbourhood school. Working with the school team and parents, the appropriate level of approaches and supports are developed for each child that may include regular classroom placement, regular classroom placement with supports, partial classroom placement with pull out programming or a specialized district program.

Beliefs and Values

  • Every individual is unique and has worth.
  • Every individual has the right to live a life of dignity.
  • Every individual should have the opportunity for self-determination to the extent of his/her own capabilities.
  • Every individual must be provided with the opportunity to be educated in an environment that will promote his or her abilities as a full participating member of society.

Intervention Provided at all our Elementary Schools

  • Literacy Intervention Programs for grades 1-3, 4-6
  • Speech Language Pathologist who provides teacher consultation or small group intervention or individual services
  • Occupational Therapist who provides teacher consultation or small group intervention or individual student services
  • Physical Therapist who provides teacher consultation or small group intervention or individual student services
  • Mental Health Therapist who provides teacher consultation or small group support for teachers, and parents

Inclusive Education

Fort McMurray Catholic Schools aim to develop the individual intellectual, physical, social, emotional, moral, spiritual, cultural, and aesthetic potential of all pupils to the extent of their abilities so that they may become productive, responsible, and self-reliant members of society while leading personally rewarding lives in a rapidly changing world.

Inclusive Education

Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology for Learning is the devices, media, and services used in learning environments to overcome barriers for students with learning, physical, sensory, cognitive, speech or behavioural needs to actively engage in learning and to achieve their individual learning goals.

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Instructional Support Plans (ISP)

Instructional Support Plans (ISP)

Many students in regular classroom placement require additional supports to order to succeed. Supports are best when placed using a clear process that tracks student progress and makes decisions regarding instructional programming based on gathered data and evidence.

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Specialized Programs

Specialized Programs

Fort McMurray Catholic Schools support success for every student in an inclusive classroom setting to the fullest extent possible. Children are provided opportunities to develop socially, emotionally, and cognitively in a supportive inclusive environment.

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