OVERVIEW OF PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

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    Bright Beginnings Learning Center offers Specialized Programs for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders 3-12, and Specialized Programs for Students with Multiple Disabilities ages 3-13.

Students with Autism

  • A Specialized Program for preschool students ages 3-5 and students ages 5-12.

    Based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, an intensive and individualized program is provided for all students in a 2:1 student to classroom staff ratio.

    • Data Based Instruction
    • Integrated Instruction with Related Services
    • Family Training Program
    • Gardening
    • Natural Environment Teaching
    • Robotics

    Goals and Objectives 

    To develop student abilities in the areas of:
    • Speech and Language
    • Social/Behavioral
    • Academic
    • Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
    • Fine Motor
    • Gross Motor

    Center Components
    • Inclusion Support
    • Picture Exchange Communication (PECS)
    • Art Program
    • Augmentative Communication Evaluations
    • Parent Training
    • Music Program
    • Nursing/Medical Services
    • Sensory Room
    • Technology Infused Instruction- Interactive Boards, iPads
    • Activity Schedules

Academic Program Offerings/ESCNJ Curriculum

  • • NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards
    • Core Content State Standards
    • Language Arts Literacy
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • Visual & Performing Arts
    • Social Skills
    • Consumer, Family & Life Skills
    • Vocational Education
    • Adaptive Physical Education
    • Speech & Language

    All Curriulum offerings have been approved by the New Jersey Department of Education

Students with Multiple Disabilities

  • A specialized program for preschool students age 3-5 and students ages 5-13.

    The program for students with multiple disabilities focuses on the development of independent functional skills in language, academic, social, and daily living. Student disabilities range from moderate to severe cognitive, neurological, medical and orthopedic disabilities.

    Specialized program components include:

    • Functional Academic Skills
    • Small and Large Group Instruction
    • Dysphagia Intervention
    • Medical Monitoring
    • Seizure Management
    • Integrated Instruction with Related Services

    Instructional program components include:

    • Learning Readiness
    • Academics
    • Functional Academics
    • Communication Skills
    • Activities of Daily Living
    • Recreational and Play Skills
    • Music Education
    • Art Education
    • Social Skills Training
    • Technology Infused Instruction - Tap-It assistive technology

    Related Services:

    • Speech/Language Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Adaptive Physical Education
    • Medical/Nursing Service
    • Specialized Services
    • Community Field Trips
    • Augmentative Communication Evaluation and Instruction Inclusion Support
    • Parent Training and Family Support
    • Nutritional Management/Feeding/Dysphagia
    • Seizure Management
    • Individualized Behavior Management Planning
    • Sensory Room