Special Needs

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Elementary Special Needs

The After the Bell Special Needs Program at Rainwater Elementary and  the After the Bell Special Needs Program at Landry are available to students who are currently in support center classes, communication classes and PASS classes (5 years old – 5th grade). This class will be closed when it has twenty-two students registered online.

The focus of these programs is to give students a safe, well-supervised environment.  It is designed to give functional life skills in the areas of self-help, social, and recreation/leisure skills.

The students will be encouraged to work on their skills in the kitchen by making snacks, drinks, etc. The students will also be encouraged to participate in creating arts/crafts activities, listen to music, work on social skills, and work on their computer skills.

If you would like your child to attend the Special Needs Program, please register on-line. Please inform your Special Education teacher that you would like her to contact the diagnostician to arrange for transportation to be notified.  Transportation will call you before the bus begins to take your child to the campus of the ATB Special Needs Program.

Please complete the Registration Card on the ATB website and return it to your Special Education teacher.  She will send it to the ATB Special Needs teacher before your child arrives.

For more information please contact the following site directors:

Dana Ozyp – Rainwater – 972.968.1895

Sheila Ledoux – Landry – 972.968.2128

Secondary Special Needs

The After the Bell Academy at R. L. Turner High School is available to students who are currently in the Applied Academic classes (High/Middle School level), the MAC classes (Middle School Level), as well as the Developmental Center. The students should be between the ages of 11 and 21 years old. This class will be closed when it has twenty-two students registered online.

The focus of the program is to give students a safe, well-supervised environment. It is designed to give functional life skills in the areas of self-help, social, and recreation/leisure skills.

The students will be encouraged to work on their skills in the kitchen by making snacks, drinks, baking, etc. The students will also be encouraged to participate in creating arts/crafts activities, listen to music, work on social skills, and work on their computer skills.

If you would like your child to attend the Special Needs Program, please register on-line. Please inform your Special Education teacher that you would like her to contact the diagnostician to arrange for transportation to be notified. Transportation will call you before the bus begins to take your child to the campus of the ATB Special Needs Program.

Please complete the Registration Card on the ATB website and return it to your Special Education teacher. She will send it to the ATB Special Needs teacher before your child arrives.

For more information please contact the following site director:

Geri Patterson – RLT – 972.968.6788