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

Infographic for special needs education at Belo Horizonte for the assisted school Escola Americana Belo Horizonte. In general, the school can support students whose learning support needs are MILD.
The school is able and willing to accommodate students within the following categories: physically and orthopedically impaired, autistic, specifically learning disabled, intellectually disabled, behaviorally/emotionally disturbed, multiple disabilities, speech or language impaired. Special needs support services include: teacher accommodations, teacher accommodations learning support teacher,  learning support teacher, co-teaching/team teaching in the classroom, academic support class secondary school, use of IEP and ILP. 

The school has a self-contained classroom for all grades.
Maximum hours per week per student for push in 6 for pull out 5. Special needs support staff in the school include: 2 nurses, 2 psychologists, 2 special needs coordinators, 3 learning support teachers, 2 guidance counselors.

Services are available in English at post for the following: psychoeducational assessment, speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, behavior and/or autism specialist, social skills group/social skills training, US credentialed reading specialist, reading remediation, reading programs for Dyslexia, math specialist. 
The school can provide the following: 1:1 classroom aide.


The American School of Belo Horizonte is an independent, nonprofit association serving students in grades PK-12 in a full day program. EABH offers the American and Brazilian curricula within an international framework accredited by Cognia and the Brazilian Ministry of Education and authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization and the College Board. We are a culturally diverse community that fosters educational excellence and develops life-long learners. The 2022-2023 school year covers two semesters extending from August 01 to December 16 and from January 19 to June 09.

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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