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Timber Springs Middle School

Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Options

Eligibility for ESE services and individual need is taken into consideration when scheduling ESE students. 

ESE Eligibility and ESE Programs are described in the Special Programs and Procedures for

 Exceptional Students Document which is approved by the Florida Department of Education. 

 Please refer to the Orange County website directory for ESE Vision, Mission and Assurances. 
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The following class schedule options can be considered for any Timber Springs MS  ESE student and will be determined by the IEP team *. 

Individual goals and accommodations needed for success will also be determined by the IEP team.

~Service delivery model listed below is subject to change.

 

ESE Program Options:

Specific Learning Disability (SLD) Option #1: 

Pull-Out (self contained) support in Language Arts and/or Math. Science and Social Studies in the General Education with accommodations.  *ESE certified teacher will rotate/facilitate in Science and Social Studies as needed. 

Specific Learning Disability (SLD) Option #2: 

Co-taught support in Math and/or Language Arts.  Science and Social Studies in the General Education with accommodations.  *ESE certified teacher will rotate/facilitate in Science and Social Studies as needed. 

Emotional Behavior Disability (EBD), Intellectual Disability (InD), Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Other Health Impaired (OHI):

Self Contained available with Personal Social Skills.  General Education classes (Academic, Electives, Fitness) will be determined by individual need and the IEP team. 

Speech/Language, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy:  Itinerant services available based on eligibility, educational relevance and IEP recommendation. 

Any of the above Programs:  Consultative support with accommodations in the General Education class

Gifted 6th/7th/8th Grade Options: Gifted /or Advance Placement (AP) Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies. Gifted and Advanced Students are eligible for advanced classes.  

FSA/FCAT scores, classroom performance, teacher recommendation and Gifted Educational Plan will determine class assignment. 

*OCPS Feeder Schools for Special Program Needs:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder- Discovery Middle School
  • Bi-Lingual VE- Union Park Middle School
  • Moderate Cognitive Disabilities (TMH)- Corner Lake Middle School
  • Hearing Impaired- Blankner School
  • Physically Impaired- Union Park Middle School
  • Severe Cognitive Disabilities (PMH)- Union Park Middle School
  • Severely Emotionally Handicapped- Gateway School
  • Nursing need- Union Park Middle School

 

 

* Programs listed above are subject to change