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What accommodations do schools make for special-needs kids?

I do know that some special needs kids are/were at BESA and they seem to do a good job. But I don't know specifics. - Sep 27, 2016
Oasis can make accommodations for children with an IEP. BESA had two children with Downs and they each had a designated adult teaching assistant, but I am not sure if this was via IEP or a special accommodation. DoDDs specifically prohibited a child with an IEP stating that they were not equipped to deal with children with IEP, but this should be verified. I have no idea about BLIS - Aug 2, 2015
Very little. Possible for very mild disabilities. We had our teenager in boarding school in the U.S. since post could not meet his needs. Mental health services are scant. - Jun 9, 2015
You should carefully research this topic, as people have come here with special-needs children and been unable to find appropriate schools. - Apr 2, 2015
This is tricky. Oasis was known for being most accommodating, but I believe current staffing issues have affected this. The DoDDs school is dealing with big budget losses, and will only have special needs accommodations if a military family is assigned to this post and requires assistance. But that is catch 22, because they won't be assigned where there is no assistance. BESA seems to work really well where each child is at, but only goes to 7th grade equivalent. BLISS has some assistance in its program, but the one family I knew going there was not happy with their behavior modification contracts that were used to help direct the child. - Feb 14, 2015
I've heard it's almost impossible to find schools for special-needs kiddos. - Jun 10, 2014
None. - Apr 4, 2014
None, do not let anyone know you have special needs until you are already enrolled. - Mar 31, 2014
Oasis accommodates mild special needs. - Mar 30, 2014
Their only option is to go to Oasis, which is actually considered a very good school. They just need to improve their security. - Jul 28, 2013