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Download the Special Needs Profile (2023 Special Needs- Lebanon, Beirut) for this school to learn more about their capability to support students with exceptionalities.

Infographic for special needs education in Beirut, Lebanon at the  assisted school American Community School. In general, the school can support students whose learning support needs are MILD. 
The school is able and willing to accommodate students within the following categories: hearing impaired,  specifically learning disabled, other health impairment, speech or language impaired. Special needs support services include: teacher accommodations, teacher accommodations learning support teacher,  learning support teacher. 
Maximum hours per week per student for push in varies for pull out varies.
Special needs support staff in the school include: 2 nurses, 3 learning support teachers, 6 guidance counselors.

Services are available in English at post for the following: psychoeducational assessment, speech therapy, occupational therapy, social skills group/social skills training, reading remediation.


The American Community Beirut is an independent, coeducational day school, which offers an educational program from nursery through grade 12 for students of all nationalities. The school was founded in 1905. The school year is divided into semesters extending from September through June.

This is intended to provide general information. Prospective users of the schools may wish to inquire further of A/OPR/OS or contact the school directly for more specific and up-to-the-minute information. Information and statistics are current as of September 2022 and provided by the school.

NOTE: School situations can change quickly, particularly as schools face cutbacks to learning support programs due to the pandemic, unrest, and economic uncertainty. For the most current information, work with the REO and school. Information in this document was collected by the Department of State’s Office of Overseas Schools directly from the school in fall 2022 and shows the availability of services rather than an assessment of the quality of the services. The profile is intended as a jumping off point for a conversation with the REO and school to understand the best fit for your child. Definitions may vary school to school.

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