The learning specialists work with students, parents/guardians and faculty to ensure that each student has a chance to succeed and that all students are empowered to discover how they learn best. Their primary responsibility is to secure accommodations and modifications for students with documented learning differences and to advocate for them as needed. The learning specialists seek to support students who need help with organization, motivation and focus.
The Learning Specialists can help students:
Examples of accommodations at French American may include:
The learning specialist can also provide families with referrals to qualified and experienced evaluators, psycho-educational therapists, and tutors practicing outside the school setting.