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Central Okanagan Public Schools
SD No. 23
Together We Learn
Learning Disabilities Intervention Program

​Who qualifies for this service?

Students may qualify for this service if they:

    • meet the Min of Ed. Criteria for a Learning Disability designation; or have been referred for assessment by a qualified school psychologist based on a Learning Disability performance profile
    • are in grades 3-9 with a history of persistent difficulty acquiring basic literacy skills despite extensive intervention
    • are performing well below grade level expectations in literacy
    • are selected by the LDI teacher in consultation with the learning assistance teacher and school based team
    • have Individual Educational Plan (IEP) or Learning Plan (LP) to support their classroom learning needs

Who provides the service?

Description of staff qualifications:

certification from the BC College of teachers

    • fulfill qualifications for learning assistance teachers (LAT); refer to LA requirements on resource teachers page
    • minimum two years classroom teaching experience
    • advanced training in assessment, diagnosis, and remediation of literacy/learning difficulties
    • a master’s degree

How is the service provided?

Learning Disabilities teachers:

    • assess, diagnose, and remediate literacy skills of students in grades 3-9
    • consult with learning assistance teachers, classroom teachers, and school-based teams
    • consult with parents/guardians regarding student progress and home support for continued literacy development