Support Services at Wolford

 
 
Resource Program
  • Uses a multidisciplinary approach in evaluating and working with students with disabilities to accommodate their individual needs.
  • A student's educational program is designed by the multidisciplinary team and is based on the goals and objectives which are identified in the Individual Education Plan.
  • Provides students support with their regular education curriculum either through consultation, direct small-group instruction or in-class assistance. 

 

Affective Needs (AN) Program
  • Provides support to students with significant social/emotional or behavioral needs.
  • Follows a level system designed to give students full access to general education classes as appropriate for each individual student.
  • Support students in academics and behavior in a small class setting
 
Speech/Language Program
  • Designated to identify, through screening and diagnostic evaluation, those children who require special services in the development of appropriate communication skills.
  • Areas of remediation: speech, auditory, listening skills, receptive and expressive language, voice, stuttering
 
School Counselor
  • Provides social and emotional support to students allowing them to complete their academic studies successfully.
  • Aids teachers and parents in resolving with students those issues that may be interfering with their academic life.
  • Supports students who are working through family change issues.
  • Holds individual or small group discussions with students if a school staff member indicates a unique situation that needs to be resolved.
  • Provides counseling in a crisis situation to a student to ease the child successfully back into the learning environment.
  • Contacts parents when regular meetings and/or groups are scheduled between the students and the counselor.

 

Psychologist
  • Provides counseling, instruction, and mentoring for those struggling with social, emotional, and behavioral problems.
  • Increases achievement by assessing barriers to learning and determining the best instructional strategies to improve learning
  • Promotes wellness and resilience by reinforcing communication and social skills, problem solving, anger management, self-regulation.

 

Social Worker
  • ASD20 School Social Workers are the link between the home, school, and community in providing direct as well as indirect services to students, families, and school personnel to promote and support students' academic and social success.
  • These services may include social/emotional evaluations for Special Education eligibility; crisis assessment and intervention; functional behavioral assessment and intervention; consultation/support with teachers and other building staff; community referrals/information for parents and families; and consultation with community mental health providers.