Face 2 Face
RCOA is an inclusive learning community that encourages learners with special needs to participate, connect and learn in a wide variety of our community classes, clubs, and activities under the guidance of special needs coordinators and special education assistants.
Technology offers wonderful learning opportunities for learners of all abilities.
Choose adapted online courses or incorporate a wide variety of assistive technology, specialized online subscriptions, computer software, laptops and tablets into your child’s unique special education program.
We partner with families whose children have special needs to create unique, individualized, home-based education programs using an eclectic mix of specialized learning resources, community therapy programs and inclusive activities.
“I believe in…. supporting learners with special needs by coming alongside and collaborating with parents who are truly the experts when it comes to knowing their child’s unique learning needs.”
Special Education Director
Specialized Curriculum Advising & Homelearning Consultation
Our Home Learning Consultants in consultation with your Special Education Co-ordiantor will help you design a personalized program right for your child. We consider your family dynamics, learning styles, personal philosophies, and goals in addition to your child’s unique needs.
Experience the Support of a Special Needs Co-ordinator
Your Special Needs Coordinator is a member of your Christian Community! They will visit with you and your children in your home, liaise with special education assistants, local therapy providers and community class program staff. They will work closely with you to advocate for your child’s needs.
Access to Government Funding
All learners have access to the free loan of many resources, RCOA also allocates funds for community sports programs, music and art lessons and needed technology that forms every child’s educational program through RCOA:
- up to $600 per learner for third party services and consumable resources
- up to $300 per family reimbursement of internet costs
In addition learners with identified special needs may have access to specialized learning supports if they qualify for:
- Level 1, 2, or 3 Special Education Funding
Our Families Share their experience with RCOA…
Our family has experienced extensive support and wise counsel from RCOA for our Autistic son right through to his Graduation in 2015. We have recieved funding for adaptations and therapies in addition to one-to-one support in the way of academic tutoring and community support. The whole school community has been incredibly inclusive and supportive.