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

Infographic on special education needs in Guatemala city, guatemala at the assisted school Colegio Maya. 
In general, the school can support students whose learning support needs are MILD 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- no
specifically learning disabled-yes
intellectually disabled- no
behaviorally/emotionally disturbed- no
multiple disabilities-no 
other health impairment- no
speech or language impaired- no
traumatic brain injury-  no

Special needs support services include: 
teacher accommodations-yes
teacher saccommodations 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-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 4 for pull out 4.

Special needs support staff in the school include: 
Nurse-1
Psychologist-2
Social Worker-0
Special Needs Coordinator-1
Learning Support Teacher-2
Guidance Counselor-2

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

Colegio Maya, founded in 1958, is a fully accredited, private, nonprofit, nonsectarian, coeducational day school, which offers an educational program from pre-kindergarten through Grade 12 for students of all nationalities. The school year comprises of two semesters extending from August to December (Semester 1) and January to June (Semester 2).

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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