Jonah Special School use an evidence based approach to the teaching and learning of students with Autism. We strive to provide a high standard of teaching and learning within a positive and enriching learning environment. Each child will have an Individual Education Plan which will be specific to their needs. Our Teachers use the Curriculum guidelines for teachers with mild, moderate, severe and profound as well as the mainstream curriculum along with ASDAN and Junior Cycle when planning for your child’s academic goals. We also use Aistear in the younger class.
Our curriculum is presented in six areas, some of which are further subdivided into subjects. These are:
- Communication & Language- Communication, Reading and Writing
- Social, Environmental, and Scientific Education (SESE)- History, Geography and Science
- Arts Education- Visual Arts, Music and Drama
- Physical Education
- Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE)