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Student services and support programs

SUPPORT SERVICES

 
The following specialist personnel support Kin Kora students.
 
Specialist Resource Teachers: - Teacher Librarian, Support Teachers -  Literacy and Numeracy, Physical Education Teacher, Classroom Music Teacher and Visiting Instrumental Music Teachers.
 
Support Services
 
A Guidance Officer from the Education Department visits the School on a regular basis to help teachers in assessing children and planning programs for children who may be experiencing learning or emotional difficulties.  Referrals are made to other agencies where appropriate.          
           
A team of Behavioural Specialists also work at our school on a regular basis. Their role involves helping teachers and parents to work with students who are experiencing difficulties with behaviour or social and emotional aspects of their lives.
 
A Speech Language Pathologist visits Kin Kora State School weekly. Her role is to assess students, design speech/ language programs and assist students with oral communication.
 
 Special Education
Kin Kora State School believes in providing quality education to all students and caters for those with special needs through inclusive and supportive strategies. Kin Kora Special Education Program provides individualised learning opportunities for every student with a disability under the Education Adjustment Program (EAP). This incorporates ‘The Rainbow Room’ alternative education program, modified and adjusted curriculum goals, case management, teacher aide and specialist support.
Our goal is to ensure that learning is challenging, achievable and meaningful for all students with disabilities and specific learning needs. Special Education staff work together with classroom teachers to foster positive outcomes and we aim to assist students in becoming happy, successful and productive members of the community.
The Special Education team consists of the Head of Special Education Services, along with 3 special education teaching staff and numerous teacher aides. We endeavour to provide support and work collectively with students, families and classroom teachers.
A range of small group programs are operated from the Rainbow Room including:
·         Literacy
·         Numeracy
·         Life Skills
·         Social Skills
·         Fine & Gross Motor Skills
·         Wellbeing
·         Speech/ Language
           
 
DENTAL CLINIC
 
 
 Parents wanting to get in touch with the Kin Kora Dental Van, the phone number is     
 0407634375
 
Gladstone West Dental Clinic    Phone No: 4972 9364   
Gladstone South Dental Clinic   Phone No: 4972 9362
           
            Please contact the Dental Clinics directly if you wish to make an appointment.