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Infographic on special needs education in Douala, Cameroon at the assisted school American School of Douala (ASD). In general, the school can support students whose learning support needs are MILD MODERATE. Students with special needs are admitted on a case by case basis. Our special needs capacity is limited. We have 3 learning support teachers with some special needs training, a psychologist with a broad knowledge of special needs, and our classroom teachers are provided with professional development opportunities in school to learn about various types of special needs and strategies for teaching students with special needs. Despite our limitations, we are by far the best school in Douala for students with special needs." The school is able and willing to accommodate students within the following categories: hearing impaired-no physically and orthopedically impaired- no visually impaired-yes autistic- yes specifically learning disabled-yes intellectually disabled- yes 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- no academic support class secondary school- no 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-1 Psychologist-1 Social Worker-0 Special Needs Coordinator-0 Learning Support Teacher-4 Guidance Counselor-1 Services are available in English at post for the following: psychoeducational assessment- 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-no reading programs for Dyslexia (Ortho Gillingham etc.)-no math specialist-no The school can provide the following: 1:1 classroom aide- special transportation- transportation paraprofessional-

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