Sample Daily Schedule
8:30-9:00 – Arrival & Unpack: Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) are targeted in the morning.
9:00-9:30 – Morning Meeting & Social Studies: Morning meeting is about being together. Topics covered may include calendar, daily events, facts about friends, reading aloud, passions topics, and current events.
9:30-10:00 – Snack & Math: Snack is a time for peer socialization. Mathematical concepts are incorporated from the foundations (more/less) to the advanced (division).
10:00-10:30 – Individual Floortime: Each child has several opportunities to receive 1:1 individualized floortime sessions to build on initiation, symbolic play, and logical thinking.
10:30-11:00 – Group Reading: Each classroom works on a version of a fairy tale or folk tale with content and symbolism. Comprehension is stressed over memorization.
11:00-11:30 – Small Group Academics or Thinking Goes To School: Thinking Goes to School is a visual-spatial program that focuses on visual-cognitive games, crucial skills for literacy and mathematics.
11:30-12:15 – Lunch/Activities of Daily Living(ADLs):Lunch is a time to increase peer awareness, social skills and independence through Activities of Daily Living.
12:15-12:30 – Sensory Movement: Classes have the opportunity to use the roof top play area as well as the hallways to set up motor planning movement activities.
12:30-1:00 – Small Group Academics: New academic skills are targeted in groups of two to four students. Our major academic areas include literacy, math, social studies, and science.
1:00-1:30 – Gym or Movement: Each class receives Adaptive Physical Education twice a week
1:30-2:00 – Math: The four areas that are focused on in math are money, time/space, number sense, and measurement. Comprehension of concepts is stressed over computation.
2:00-2:30 – Therapy: Therapists may run small groups to target skills and increase peer socialization which allows for maximum carryover in the classroom. Children also receive individual 1:1 pull-out therapies.
2:30-3:00 – Song Books & Fluency Practice / Dismissal: Music and sing alongs create a perfect opportunity to build fluency in reading.