Education Service Agreement Yrdsb

The YRDSB owns the building and pays two teachers, part of the salaries of some teaching assistants as well as incidental and maintenance costs. Annual education is $7,000; The school is ending professional fundraising and families should be involved in fundraisers. “We believe in public education,” he says. “But we also believe that public education must be adaptable to achieve the best results for students.” Private schools that offer similar therapy and programming options can cost between $40,000 and $70,000, he notes, adding that Giant Steps parents are “working” parents and can take them to education through the Ontario Autism program. The school has set up a committee to review its future options. Canada Homestay Network and MLI Homestay provide a welcome service to students who have been included in their host family program. In a report presented to administrators at a meeting on October 20, YRDSB staff stated that, at the opening of Giant Steps, schools were not equipped to assist students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder; Now, according to the report, the Board of Directors has more than 3,000 students with ASD: “Students enrolled in the Giant Steps program do not have the highest needs, which are represented by all students with the ASD on the school board. YRDSB successfully meets the needs of students with much higher needs, and staff are confident that the needs of students enrolled in Giant Steps will be successfully met as part of our special educational program offering. The following YRDSB web link lists all primary and secondary schools in the York Region District School Board only for informational purposes. www.yrdsb.ca/schools/documents/SchoolsGlance.pdf Her daughter has been a student there for three years. The school was a “bright light in a dark valley,” he says, adding that the therapies she receives have “helped her become more interactive and functional.” Her daughter, who is non-verbal, now sits silently for a long time and points to the images to indicate what she wants instead of crying. “You can`t compare it to a special class inside a typical school,” says Repetski.

“The whole place is designed to help autistic children.” According to Martin Buckingham, the school`s volunteer president, there is no plan for the school to become private.