Special Education

At Stars, we offer the highest quality individual educational support for children of all ages who have learning challenges. Using strategies that draw on a child's strengths and learning style, we tailor make educational programs for each child. Additionally, a carefully implemented Individual Educational Programme (IEP) is created and followed for each child, regardless of age.

Individual School Readiness Programme at Stars:

These individual educational sessions are aimed at helping young children to acquire pre-academic skills required for school entrance. Skills focused on may include:

  • Letter identification
  • Corresponding letters to their sounds
  • Early rhymes
  • Identifying and counting numbers from 0-10
  • Comparing objects by size and spatial position
  • Recognizing, completing and creating a pattern

  • Writing his/her name and holding a pencil or crayon correctly
  • Holding and using scissors correctly
  • Listening without interrupting
  • Paying attention for to an adult directed task
  • Following simple directions

All of our individualize educational sessions include:

  • Customized instruction
  • Adapted methods and materials
  • Behavioral modification techniques

Our Academic programmes are research instructional programmes that help develop sensory-cognitive functions- the foundation of learning. They help individuals of all ages improve their language processing skills, critical thinking and to become more independent.

We provide Academic programmes for:

  • Phonemic Awareness 
  • Reading decoding
  • Reading comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Spelling 
  • Mathematics /Numeracy
"Expecting all children the same age to learn from the same materials like expecting all children the same age to wear the same size clothing." - Madeline Hunter

The special educators at Stars are trained in using the following educational approaches/programmes:

  • Lindamood-Bell
  • Super Duper Hearing Builders / Earobics
  • Houghton-Mifflin curriculum 
  • Reading Mastery-SRA
  • Touch Math