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St. Joseph the Protector School

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MCIU Services

Reading Services

This program provides remedial, corrective or developmental reading skill reinforcement. Students are considered for this program based on their performance on the Terra Nova Test, an informal reading survey, teacher recommendation and/or parental request. Service is coordinated with the classroom teacher in order to maximize reading, thinking and learning potential. Service is provided once parents/guardians sign written consent forms.

Math Services

Remedial Math services are provided through Act 89 and the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. Students are considered for this program based upon classroom teacher recommendations, performance on the Terra Nova Test and informal diagnostic testing administered by the I.U. staff. Services are coordinated with the classroom teacher to provide maximum benefit to the students. Service is provided once parents/guardians sign written consent forms.


Speech and Language Services

The Montgomery County Intermediate Unit provides speech and language services. Children are selected for service when standards of sound production, fluency, language use, form or content fall below normal standards for a child's age and ability. Teachers, and parents/guardians initiate referrals for evaluation. Evaluation and service are provided once parents/guardians sign written consent forms.

Counseling and Psychological Service

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania provides counseling and psychological service through the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. The school counselor provides quality service to students by consulting with school administration, faculty, and parents/guardians regarding individual students. Individual and small group counseling is available to students.

After consultation, individual students are eligible for educational and psychological testing. The school psychologist consults with the administration, faculty, parents/guardians in order to prepare for the testing of an individual student. Following the testing of a child, the psychologist meets with the child's parents/guardians to review test results.

After parental permission is obtained, the school psychologist shares the test results and recommendation0 with the school administration and the child's teacher.