Infographic on the special needs education in Abu Dhabi, UAE at the assisted school American Community School of Abu Dhabi. In general, the school can support students whose learning support needs are MILD to MODERATE. 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-yes multiple disabilities-yes other health impairment-yes speech or language impaired- no traumatic brain injury- no 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- yes academic support class secondary school- yes support special needs preschoolers- yes use of IEP and ILP-yes The school does not have a self-contained classroom. Maximum hours per week per student for push in see REO for pull out see REO. Special needs support staff in the school include: Nurse-2 Psychologist-1 Social Worker-0 Special Needs Coordinator-1 Learning Support Teacher-8 Guidance Counselor-8 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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