What services are available for students with learning disabilities at this school? Please describe your experience with these services, if applicable.

My son was in learning support all three years. The first two years we were very pleased with the support he was given. The staff was kind, patient, and flexible. They were willing to work with our son and with us. I feel like in many ways, he was given more support at AISJ than he would have received in the US. He was happy and learning, and always excited to go to school. In third grade, however, we were much less happy with the support he was getting. While he was still happy to go to school, we noticed that he was no longer being challenged in his pull-out sessions. In fact, he didn't seem to be advancing at all, and there was little to no effort to get him to the same level as his peers. Instead of trying to decrease his dependency on a shadow teacher (which was the original goal), his shadow teacher integrated herself more into his daily routine. When we questioned what was happening, we were either ignored or given responses that didn't answer our questions. - Oct 2019


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