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Infographic for special needs education in Quito, Ecuador at the assisted school Academia Cotopaxi American International School. We encourage new families that have children with learning needs to go through a pre-admission process for the school to determine the capacity to support them, as we have a limited number of spaces for LS students for the 23-24 school year. In general, the school can support students whose learning support needs are MILD and MODERATE. The school is able and willing to accommodate students within the following categories: hearing impaired- yes physically and orthopedically impaired- yes visually impaired-yes autistic- yes specifically learning disabled-yes intellectually disabled- yes behaviorally/emotionally disturbed-yes multiple disabilities-no other health impairment- yes speech or language impaired- yes traumatic brain injury- yes Special needs support services include: teacher accommodations-yes teacher accommodations learning support teacher- yes learning support teacher- yes co-teaching/team teaching in the classroom- no academic support class secondary school- no support special needs preschoolers- yes use of IEP and ILP- yes The school does not have a self-contained classroom. ELEMENTARY-yes, Middle School-yes, High school-yes. Maximum hours per week per student for push in 2 for pull out 1. Special needs support staff in the school include: Nurse-0 Psychologist-0 Social Worker-0 Special Needs Coordinator-1 Learning Support Teacher-12 Guidance Counselor-6 Services are available in English at post for the following: psychoeducational assessment- yes speech therapy-yes occupational therapy-yes physical therapy-yes behavior and/or autism specialist (ABA/Behavior Plan/Interventions)-yes social skills group/social skills training-yes US credentialed reading specialist-yes reading remediation-yes reading programs for Dyslexia (Ortho Gillingham etc.)-yes math specialist-yes The school can provide the following: 1:1 classroom aide-no special transportation- no transportation paraprofessional- no

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