Specialized Programming

Niwot Elementary PE class

Specialized Programming

Specialized Programming

Students with significant support needs are highly diverse learners with extensive needs in the areas of cognition and/or learning, communication, movement and social/emotional abilities. The individual may also have concurrent health, sensory, physical and/or behavioral disabilities. St. Vrain Valley Schools has a variety of specialized programs to meet students’ increased needs as stated on their IEP.

Students with specialized program needs require:

  • Various approaches and supports to demonstrate knowledge and skills 
  • Intensive instruction in literacy, numeracy and problem solving skills in order to acquire and generalize knowledge
  • Substantial adaptations (modifications and accommodations) and/or ingoing supports to access grade level curriculum
  • Access to assistive technology tools to communicate, learn and demonstrate their knowledge
  • Progress to be measured by observation, data collection, assessment, and work samples
  • Individualized levels of support across major life activities in home, school, and community