Lower School Program
WHERE OUR EXPLORATION BEGINS
Our therapeutic lower school programs provide a classroom of no more than five students per staff member.
Academic objectives are aligned with
Social skills are formally taught twice weekly in relational play or therapy groups, led by staff therapists. Groups focus on building interpersonal relationships, appropriate peer interaction, play skills, expressing emotions appropriately,
Skills are enriched and supported throughout the day when teachers model, coach and intervene as the opportunity arises.
Developmental intervention that focuses on acquisition of:
- Pre-Academic and academic skills
- Strong communication skills
- Interpersonal relationships and engagement with others
- The ability to understand another point of view
- Appropriate focus and regulation required for learning
Problem solvingand executive function skills
Groups are reinforced by a daily level system that provides regular visual and verbal feedback to each student regarding their social behaviors. Increased responsibility is rewarded with increased privileges.
Vanguard Preparatory School
4240 Sigma Road Dallas, TX 75244 | phone: 972.404.1616 | fax: 972.404.1641 | email: [email protected]
Accredited By Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - AdvancED | TEA Approved
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