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What accommodations do schools make for special-needs kids?

Not sure, no kids here - Sep 26, 2016
The school has made some accommodations. It all depends on the child and their needs. - May 17, 2016
Anglo-American School does make accommodations. I'm not sure of the details, but I believe it is possible. - Jul 18, 2013
From what I heard, they really don't have the resources to accommodate special needs. - Jan 13, 2013
Unknown, but there is a regional psychiatrist based at post and CLO will also have more information. - Mar 14, 2012
I've heard there aren't many. - May 29, 2011
Minimal. AAS can only accomodate kids with mild needs, for a maximum of 5 hours/week. - Jan 1, 2011
At AAS there is differentiated education. They have a Differentiation Specialist hired at the school (a full-time position), so they are obviously serious about wanting to do well by their special needs kids (both gifted and talented as well as for those who need academic supports). That said, I'm not sure that if my child had more than mild to medium special needs or support needs, I'd come to Moscow. But then, I'd probably just stay in the US where the systems are simply easier to navigate because it's my home country. So maybe I'm not the best one to ask on that. International schools can only do so much. Period. But AAS has excellent intentions and puts their money where their mouth is on the subject. - Nov 6, 2009
They are beginning a program, but your child's needs should be discussed before coming, so you have realistic expectations. - Jul 12, 2009
AAS will make no accommodations for special needs or children functioning above grade level. - Aug 25, 2008