This policy applies to all students and teachers in all the classrooms of Calvary Christian Academy.

  • Severe Learning Disability: Any condition in a potential student which would require a separate classroom, program, and staff in order to provide the educational services desired by the parents. (e.g. Down’s syndrome, deaf/mute, blind, etc.)
  • Learning Disability: Any condition in a potential student or student which does not require a separate classroom, program, and staff in order to provide the education services desired by the parents. (e.g. Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorder, dyslexia, etc.) For the purposes of this policy, it is not important whether or not the condition was accurately diagnosed and is a genuine learning disability.

Guidelines:

  1. Children with a severe learning disability will not be admitted to Calvary Christian Academy due to the lack of adequate staff, funding, and facilities.
  2. Children who have been diagnosed as having a learning disability will be required to meet the same academic standards as all the other children in their grade level.
  3. Children who have been diagnosed as having a learning disability will be given as much individual instruction and encouragement as their classmates.

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