IDEC will provide intensive, evidence-based reading interventions for students with disabilities to facilitate successful lifelong literacy.
IDEC classes were established by the Division of Special Education through - out the District, to implement innovative evidence-based approaches to reading and writing for students with disabilities who have not responded to previous interventions.
Local university partnerships have been established to encourage the sharing of best practices in the field of education. IDEC classrooms provide opportunities for visiting teachers to learn effective intervention programs and strategies to help all students learn and succeed in school.
The ability to read continues to be the primary pathway to learning. Students who struggle with basic literacy skills face lifelong challenges. IDEC classes were established throughout the District by the Division of Special Education to implement innovative evidence-based approaches to reading, writing, and mathematics for students with disabilities.
Students placed in IDEC are taught individually and in small groups. They learn how to read and comprehend what they read. IDEC students also develop improved writing skills and improved mathematics skills through direct instruction.
Link to the Dyslexia snapshot: