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

Infographic on Special Needs for the assisted school in Cartagena, Colombia, Colegio Jorge Washington. In general the school can support students whos needs are MILD to MODERATE. The school is able and willing to accommodate students within the follow categories: Physically or Orthopedically impaired, Autistic, Specifically Learning Disabled, Intellectually Disabled, Behaviorally/Emotionally Disabled, Multiple disabilities, other health impairment, speech language disabled. Special Needs support services include: Teacher Accommodations, Teacher Accommodations, Learning Support Teacher, Learning Support Teacher, Co-teaching, team teaching the in classroom, academic support/ secondary school, support for special needs preschoolers, use of IEP or ILP. Maximum hours of push in support 4 and pull out support 4. Special Needs Support Staff includes: 4 nurses, 5 psychologists, 5 learning support teachers, and 1 guidance counselor. The following services are available at post in English: psychoeducational assessment, speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, Behavior/Autism Specialist (ABA, etc.) Social Skills Group, US credentialed reading specialist,  reading remediation, reading programs for dyslexia (ortho gilligham, etc), math specialist.

Colegio Jorge Washington is a private, coeducational day school which offers an educational program from nursery through grade 12 for students of all nationalities. English language instruction begins in prekindergarten as a program of instruction for children with little or no English language capability. The school was founded in 1952. The school year runs from early August until late 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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