Students are enrolled into our program by the school district. Unfortunately, we do not accept students with private tuition.
Students must have an IEP or 504 in order to be accepted into our program. Then it is determined by the student’s school district and NWSOIL supervisor if the student would be a good fit into the program.
We focus on positive behavior intervention systems, collaborative problem-solving and evidence-based therapeutic approaches.
We do not treat autism but we work with students that are on the autism spectrum. We collaborate with outside agencies that specialize in autism to provide continuity of care.
ADHD, PTSD, ODD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (low and high functioning), Psychotic Disorders, Mood Disorders, FAS, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, Seizure Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, and Impulse-Control Disorders.
We have designated staff members delegated by a Registered Nurse to handle students’ medication prescriptions during school hours.
Yes, we have counselors or School Social Workers who work with students in groups or individuals as needed. Our program also offers recreational therapy which helps students with social skills, team building and community integration. Therapy groups are structured based on the needs of the student population.
Transportation is provided by the student’s school district, either by bus, cab or private transportation.
School starts at 8:30 AM. All academic instruction is done by certified teachers in the student’s class based on their IEP goals and academic needs. We serve lunch at 11:30 AM. Throughout the day students will have various group activities based on their needs. Students also receive snack at 1 PM. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday we release the students at 2:30 PM and every Wednesday we release the students at 12:30 PM.
NWSOIL provides breakfast and lunch for all students. If your student is a particular eater or has a special diet need, parents can provide their student with lunch, we do ask that they send healthy options and limit the amount of sugar.
We provide all of the supplies our students need to be successful. In order to help foster learning, please do not send anything to school with your student. We do not allow any electronics in the building due to privacy laws. We have minimal locker space for student’s belongings.
Students remain on campus during the school day, unless they are going on approved field trips. Doors remain locked to ensure the safety of our students.