The Deron School’s High School Special Education Program
Transitioning from middle school to high school or high school to college or the workforce can be daunting for any student. However, it can be particularly challenging for students with special needs. That’s where The Deron School comes in. Our high school special education program provides students with the tools and skills to navigate their high school and post-high school transition confidently.
Our 14-21-year-old student population attends our campus in Montclair, NJ. We are an approved private special education school serving students with learning disabilities throughout northern and central NJ. Our program focuses on preparing students for adult life by offering a comprehensive range of courses in various areas of study.
Areas of Study
The Deron School’s high school special education program offers a wide range of areas of study designed to meet the diverse needs of its students. These areas of study include:
- Life Skills
- Language Arts
- Social Studies
- Physical Education
Each area of study is designed to develop essential skills that will benefit students in their future pursuits. For instance, the Life Skills curriculum focuses on personal hygiene, grooming, and self-care, crucial skills for young adults. The Language Arts curriculum helps students develop their reading, writing, and communication skills, essential for college and workforce success.
The Bridge Transition Program
One of the most significant challenges facing students with special needs is transitioning from high school to college or the workforce. The Deron School’s Bridge Transition Program is designed to help students with this transition. This program offers various services, including vocational training, job placement assistance, and college preparation.
The Bridge Transition Program also allows students to participate in internships and work-based learning experiences. These experiences enable students to gain practical skills and experience in their chosen fields of study. They also allow students to network with professionals in their chosen fields, which can be valuable for securing future employment opportunities.
In addition to vocational training and job placement assistance, the Bridge Transition Program offers college preparation services. These services include college counseling, help with the college application process, and support for students with disabilities. The goal is to ensure students are well-prepared for their post-high school endeavors, whether college or the workforce.
Choose The Deron School
The Deron School’s high school special education program is designed to meet the unique needs of students with developmental disabilities. With a comprehensive range of areas of study and the Bridge Transition Program, students are well-prepared for life after high school. The school’s dedicated staff works closely with students to develop their skills and abilities, setting them up for success in whatever endeavors they choose to pursue. Contact us today to learn more about our high school services.