Lincoln School offers support programs for students who need extra services.
Information about student support classes and programs available to students is listed below. Please select the links to learn more.
Title ITitle I serves as a means for helping all students to achieve challenging academic standards. To accomplish this objective, Title I forms partnerships, particularly home-school partnerships; to help address more completely the full range of student needs that impact on their learning.
Intervention GroupsTitle interventionists provide support for students on the multi-tiered system of support for approximately 30 minutes per day for Reading and Math.
Special Education Services - Click here to learn more
Special education services in Parsons schools are provided by the Tri-County Special Education Cooperative and the Southeast Kansas Education Service Center. Special education services provide remediation and differentiated instruction for students who have difficulty with reading, writing, mathematics, and/or social skills, so that students can access and progress within the general education curriculum.
Occupational therapy provides for the remediation, restoration, or compensation for functions lost through illness or injury. Occupational therapists frequently work with students who have difficulty with fine motor skills and/or developmental delays that interfere with their learning process. Occupational therapists may adapt or modify materials or equipment to give a student increased independence. Occupational therapy also works to prevent initial or additional deformity or disability through early intervention and programming; and the improvement of ability to perform tasks for independent functioning.
Physical therapy provides for the assessment of children and youth whose physical handicap, motor deficit, and/or developmental delay interferes with the learning process and physical management of the school environment. The consultation and treatment of children which may include training of developmental motor skills, ambulation and gait training, postural awareness, use of wheelchair, orthoses, and other assistive devices necessary for functioning within the school environment.
Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) work with diagnostic and educational evaluation teams to provide comprehensive language and speech assessments for students. These services come after going through the SIT process and general education interventions. The student then must be referred for evaluation and qualify for services. Services to students with speech-language disorders may be provided in individual or small group sessions, in classrooms when teaming with teachers or in a consultative model with teachers and parents. SLPs integrate students' speech-language goals with academic outcomes and functional performance.