Part-time special-needs education
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Each school has a special-needs teacher who provides part-time special-needs education. The objective of part-time special-needs education is to strengthen the prerequisites for learning and to prevent difficulties in learning and school attendance. All pupils are entitled to part-time special-needs education. The special-needs teacher can work with the pupil either individually or in a group. The ...
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The best way to get information on part-time special-needs education is to contact your school’s special-needs teacher via Wilma.
To whom and on what terms
Part-time special needs teaching may be given to pupils who have difficulties with such areas as linguistic or mathematical skills. The difficulties may also be associated with individual subjects, study skills, social skills or study motivation.
Basic education pupils who have difficulties with their learning or school attendance are entitled to part-time special needs teaching in connection with other instruction.
Part-time special needs teaching is provided in connection with other instruction either simultaneously with other teaching, for small groups or as individual instruction. The municipality ensures that the schools have access to the required expertise in special pedagogy.