Listing Type : MANSEF Schools
Location : Maryland / Howard County
County : Howard County
Phone : 301-483-8605
Fax : 301-483-3182
Referral Contact : Tim Martin, Jordan T. Pugh
Disabilities Served : 01 - Intellectual Disability, 02 - Hearing Impairment, 04 - Speech or Language Impairment, 05 - Visual Impairment, 06 - Emotional Disability, 07 - Orthopedic Impairment, 08 - Other Health Impairments, 09 - Specific Learning Disabilities, 10 - Multiple Disabilities, 13 - Traumatic Brain Injury, 14 - Autism
Length of School/Program Year : 11 month
MSDE Approval Category : Type I Special Education
Capacity of Facility : 150
Ages Served : 8 - 21
Grade Range : 3 through 12
Private Pay Students Accepted : Yes
Setting : Day
Before and/or After School Program : No
Nurse on-site (full or part time) : Yes
Wheelchair Accessible : Yes
Hours of Operation for School Day : 8:50 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Program Description : High Road Academy of Howard County specializes in serving the instructional and social emotional needs of students with specific learning disabilities, autism, and other academic and social differences in a supportive and structured environment. High Road Academy aims to build the confidence and competence of our students through individualized academic and behavioral interventions. The program offers personalized, interactive, multi-sensory instruction in reading, math, writing, and content areas. Each highly individualized student plan is designed with a focus on reaching the highest standards possible in keeping with the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards. Students earn credits towards a Maryland High School Diploma. Students working towards a Certificate of Attendance are also accepted to High Road Academy of Howard County. In addition to students with Specific Learning Disabilities, High Road Academy of Howard County also serves students with Speech and Language Impairments, Other Health Impairments, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Emotional Disabilities, among others. High Road Academy of Howard County students are afforded a highly individualized, multi-sensory academic program based on careful assessment of strengths and needs. Pre- and post-test measures for word identification; word attack; vocabulary; comprehension; spelling; writing; math calculation; math problem solving; listening comprehension; receptive and expressive language; auditory processing; and memory provide the basis for instruction, materials, and intervention decisions. Primary emphasis is placed on intensive remedial programs such as: Orton-Gillingham Based Programs (including The Wilson Program and SPIRE); Glass Analysis; Rewards; Morphographs; Software Programs: Fast forWord; Lexia; Brain Train; iReady; Read Naturally & Other Fluency Programs; Close Reading; Content Enhancement Strategies; FRAMING Routine; Unit Organizers; Visualizing & Verbalizing. Related Services: Speech and language therapy, counseling, occupational therapy. In addition, High Road Academy employs Reading Interventionists for additional individualized instruction.
Related Services : Speech and language therapy, individual and group counseling, services,and occupational therapy. In addition, High Road Academy employs three Reading support teachers for additional individualized instruction.