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

Infographic on special education needs in Abuja, Nigeria at the assisted school American International School of Abuja. 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- no
behaviorally/emotionally disturbed- yes
multiple disabilities-yes 
other health impairment-yes 
speech or language impaired- yes
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- no
support special needs preschoolers-no 
use of IEP and ILP-yes 
The school has a self-contained classroom for ELEMENTARY, Middle School, High school.
Maximum hours per week per student for push in 2.5 for pull out 3.5.
Special needs support staff in the school include: 
Social Worker-0
Special Needs Coordinator-0
Learning Support Teacher-2
Guidance Counselor-3

Services are available in English at post for the following: 
psychoeducational assessment- yes
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-yes
reading programs for Dyslexia (Ortho Gillingham etc.)-no
math specialist-no
The school can provide the following: 
1:1 classroom aide-no 
special transportation- no
transportation paraprofessional- no

The American International School of Abuja (AISA) is a private, nonprofit, coeducational, college preparatory day school offering programs from preschool (age 3) through grade 12. Located in Nigeria’s capital, AISA was founded in 1993, serving a diverse, multi-cultural community. The school year comprises of two semesters beginning in August and ending in June. AISA has 182 instructional days.  AISA’s mission is to “Challenge, Collaborate, Empower: Inspiring Global Citizens to be Lifelong Learners.”

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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