How we see Edelweiss Private Academy
How Edelweiss Private Academy sees itself
"Our school caters to the needs of students with exceptionalities. We provide a multi-team approach to promote our students’ academic, physical and social emotional development. We maintain small teacher to student ratios. The core subjects are delivered through evidence based Direct Instruction. We promote socialization and character development through a Social Skills course of study. Our students also benefit from a thorough PE and Arts program. We work closely with parents to help students reach their potential."
"We use evidence based programming for our core subjects. A multi-team approach of teachers, EAs, STs, and Psychologist work together to ensure each child's unique needs are addressed. We provide Life Skills training, a rich Arts program, and an enhanced Physical Education program that includes yoga and weekly swimming. Our Social Skills program helps students become good citizens. A welcoming, friendly environment supports the academic, physical, & social-emotional development of our students."
"We maintain small teacher:pupil ratios. We are an ABA school, teaching provincial curriculum. Our students feel welcomed and comfortable as their self-esteem grows. Our staff is trained in working with special needs students and are dedicated to seeing our students reach their potential. Ongoing professional training ensure staff remain current in the field. EPA provides quick, full student assessments and feedback. Our school can arrange for psychological assessments and family therapy."
"We are an ABA school with a highly qualified staff., including OCT teachers. EPA core subjects are taught using evidence based programs and specifically geared to the individual child. Our students enjoy fun French classes, and a full Arts and Phys. Ed. program, including weekly swimming. The school grounds have large playing fields and two play structures, one designed for special needs students. EPA is centrally located and easily accessible from major routes."
"We are an ABA school and we use a multi-disciplinary and multi-team approach. Our core subjects are taught through evidence based Direct Instruction, specifically designed for each student. We provide daily, effective communication with parents. An array of additional supports are available for student success. Each student's needs are addressed efficiently and support is provided quickly. The EPA staff is highly trained in their respective field."
"Student baseline assessments and IEPs provided if needed
Evidence based Direct Instruction programs address students' individual needs
We focus on the academic, physical and social-emotional development of each child
ABA principles help guide learning and behaviour
Students feel welcomed, valued and nurtured"
How people from the school’s community see Edelweiss Private Academy
Top-down influence on the school’s direction and tone
Mrs. Heather Wyatt, Principal
B.A, B.Ed, OCT.
As principal of Edelweiss Private Academy, I am pleased to welcome you to our school’s profile page at Our Kids. Our exceptional school carters to the unique academic and social needs of students with autism and/or other exceptionalities. Our school is ideal for students who are experiencing social or academic difficulties in mainstream schools, or who are transitioning from IBI therapy and are ready for group learning. Our talented, dedicated staff provide students with a safe, supportive environment where they can reach their full potential. At Edelweiss Private Academy we believe in educating the whole student; promoting academic, physical and social emotional development. The core subjects of Reading, Math, Writing and Spelling are taught through evidence based Direct Instruction. Our students also benefit from a full Arts and physical education program that includes weekly yoga and swimming. An online learning option is available for medically fragile students. Please feel free to contact me at [email protected] to arrange a visit to our terrific facility. We look forward to meeting you and your child.
Mrs. Heather Wyatt,
Edelweiss Private Academy
THE OUR KIDS REPORT: Edelweiss Private Academy
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