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

infographic on the special needs education in Krakow, Poland in the assisted school International School of Krakow (ISK). 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-yes
physically and orthopedically impaired- no
visually impaired-yes
autistic- yes
specifically learning disabled-yes
intellectually disabled-yes 
behaviorally/emotionally disturbed-no 
multiple disabilities-yes 
other health impairment-yes 
speech or language impaired- yes
traumatic brain injury-  yes

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- yes
support special needs preschoolers-yes 
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 7.5 for pull out 7.5.

Special needs support staff in the school include: 
Social Worker-0
Special Needs Coordinator-1
Learning Support Teacher-1
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-no 
reading remediation-yes
reading programs for Dyslexia (Ortho Gillingham etc.)-yes
math specialist-yes

The school can provide the following: 
1:1 classroom aide-yes 
special transportation- yes
transportation paraprofessional-  yes

International School of Krakow (ISK) was established by the American School of Warsaw in 1993. In 1998, the growth of the (American) International School of Krakow allowed it to operate as an independent institution. In 2004, as a reflection of the changing student population, the school adopted an international program to better meet the needs of its students. In doing so, the school became International School of Krakow. In 2005, ISK joined forces with the Krakow International School Project, an initiative of the region’s leading international companies, to promote the development of international education. ISK is currently working on expanding its program through cooperative educational endeavors with some of Krakow’s finest institutions of higher education.

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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