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School District 5
Southeast Kootenay
District Level Support

District-based learning services can be accessed by the school personnel when the school is needing support with a student or group of students.

‚ÄčService
‚ÄčDescription
‚ÄčTo Access Services
Behavior Resource Teacher
A behavioral resource teacher specializes in assisting communities, groups and individuals with learning positive behavioral habits. In addition to helping people foster more positive habits, a behavioral support teacher also works to help people eliminate their more undesirable habits as well.

Though a behavioral resource teacher may not be able to micromanage every single aspect of the lives of the people that they help, they can still provide a valuable service by leaving the people they help with the right skills to independently manage their own lives in positive ways.
‚Äč‚ÄčPlease contact the School Principal or School Based Team to access these services.
Hearing Resource Teacher
‚ÄčHearing Resource Teachers work with children and youth who are deaf and hard of hearing. They teache students speech, auditory, writing, reading, and language skills based on a modified or adapted curriculum developed as a part of the individual student‚Äôs individual education plan (IEP).
‚ÄčThe School Principal or School Based Team refer to these services as needed in the school.
‚ÄčHomebound Tutoring Services
‚Äč‚ÄčThe purpose of homebound education services is to enable students to continue their education program while absent from school for periods during the school year because of illness or related medical/psychiatric reasons.
‚Äč‚ÄčPlease contact the School Principal or School Based Team to access these services.
‚Äč‚ÄčSchool Psychologist
‚ÄčPsychologists provide psycho-educational and behavioral assessments as well as program recommendations to families and teachers working with students. They consult and collaborate on student strengths and needs and their educational implications.

Psychologists collaborate with school-based teams, parents, district program and community agencies to develop education support plans for students.
‚ÄčThe School Based Team will refer to these services if there the student is not responding to school-level instruction or intervention practice. 
‚ÄčStudent Services Coordinator
‚ÄčStudent Services Coordinators provide leadership and services to school-based teams, classroom teachers, education assistants and other support staff, and parents. They primarily supporting an inclusive model of service delivery, stressing the importance of the role of the regular classroom teacher in the support of student learning. The also act as a liaison with Provincial Outreach Programs (Special Education Technology - BC, Provincial Outreach Program for Autism, Provincial Outreach Program for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders, Provincial Inclusion Outreach Program, and others as required).
‚ÄčThe School Principal or School Based Team refer to these services as needed in the school.
‚ÄčVision Resource Teacher
‚ÄčA specialist teacher who assists students who are blind or have a vision impairment. They work closely with parents, teachers and other specialists to help students prepare for, start and settle into an early childhood service or school. They continue the support throughout school and the assist in the transition to life beyond the classroom. Their focus is on equity, access and inclusion.
‚Äč‚ÄčThe School Principal or School Based Team refer to these services as needed in the school.