The Classroom Environment CE3 Academics: CE3 academics groups mix in a student to teacher ratio of 4:1 or 8:2 and the amount of time spent in group activities, peer interaction, and a challenging academic curriculum. CE3 academics is a program that provides students with a core curriculum schedule. The program is designed to teach independence and communication while matching individual strengths within academic setting that are selected based on student’s affinities, abilities, and work readiness. Students attending CE3 academics begin with Iowa Flex grade level standardize testing to determine appropriate support and grade level academics. Common Core Georgia standards instruction, social thinking, occupational therapeutic consultation, and self-advocacy skill building as related to the peer environment occur at NHA classroom. School Hours: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Classroom Environment 3, CE3 groups mix in a student to teacher ratio of 4:1 or 8:2 and the amount of time spent in group activities is increased within a more vocational focused group. CE3 is a vocational training program that provides individuals 18 and older with real work experiences while teaching basic employment skills. The program is designed to teach independence and communication while matching individual strengths with vocational settings that are selected based on individuals affinities, abilities, and work readiness.
Individuals entering CE3 begin with a discovery process to determine appropriate support and job options. Vocational instruction, social thinking, occupational therapeutic consultation and self-advocacy skill building, as related to the work environment, occur at NHA and at specific work sites.
School Hours: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The aim of CE3 is to assist students to learn specific skills that will allow them to enter the workplace. This program is available for young adults with developmental disabilities and those affected by autism who are in the labor market looking for gainful employment. CE3 offers pre-vocational training aimed at giving students real work experience. The focus of CE3 is to encourage individuals to aspire gainful employment.
For students that complete CE3 vocational the VIDA (Vocational for Independence and Developmental Ability) program is a part/full time student work placement where NHA staff will internship, supervise and manage the student during work placement. Acceptance and duration of this program is discussed on an individual case. Please visit the VIDA tab under programs for more information or contact our academic director at firstname.lastname@example.org
For students that complete CE3 Academics option they may attend colleges inclusive college programs across the state that offer students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) a variety of experiences and opportunities for growth as they prepare for the next chapter of their lives. Transition planning should include college and begin as early as possible during their middle and high school years. Some of these options are:
Kennesaw State University Academy for Inclusive Learning (Kennesaw)
Columbus State University GOALS Program (Columbus)
East Georgia State College CHOICE Program (Swainsboro)
Georgia Institute of Technology EXCEL Program (Atlanta)
Albany Technical College LEAP Program (Albany)
University of Georgia Destination Dawgs (Athens)
Georgia State University IDEAL Program (Atlanta)
Georgia Southern University EAGLE Program (Statesboro)
The CE3 Academic programs will prepare students to transition to one of these programs during the transitioning age of (18-22).
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