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Infographic in special needs education in Freetown Sierra Leone at the assisted school American International School of Freetown. In general, the school can support students whose learning support needs are MILD. Given AISF's small size and given the lack of professional support offered in Freetown, AISF is only able to support children with mild learning difficulties that can be dealt with by the class teacher and assistant. The school is able and willing to accommodate students within the following categories: hearing impaired-no physically and orthopedically impaired- no visually impaired-no autistic- yes specifically learning disabled-yes intellectually disabled- no behaviorally/emotionally disturbed-no multiple disabilities-no other health impairment- no speech or language impaired- yes traumatic brain injury- no Special needs support services include: teacher accommodations-no teacher accommodations learning support teacher- no learning support teacher- no co-teaching/team teaching in the classroom- no academic support class secondary school- no support special needs preschoolers-no use of IEP and ILP- no The school does not have a self-contained classroom. Maximum hours per week per student for push in 0 for pull out 0. Special needs support staff in the school include: Nurse-1 Psychologist-0 Social Worker-0 Special Needs Coordinator-0 Learning Support Teacher-0 Guidance Counselor-0 Services are available in English at post for the following: psychoeducational assessment- no speech therapy-no occupational therapy-no physical therapy-no behavior and/or autism specialist (ABA/Behavior Plan/Interventions)-no social skills group/social skills training-no US credentialed reading specialist- no reading remediation-no reading programs for Dyslexia (Ortho Gillingham etc.)-no math specialist-no The school can provide the following: 1:1 classroom aide- special transportation- transportation paraprofessional-

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