Adapted Physical EducationAdapted Physical Education teachers provide services to meet the physical and/or cognitive needs of students who are unable to successfully participate in a general physical education program. These services include direct instruction (in general education PE or in an instructional/Adapted PE class), consultation and/or PE curricular modifications/adaptations.Tegan Dittmer TDittmer@sedol.us (847) 986-2501 Language and Social Skill Opportunities (LASSO) Itinerant ProgramLanguage and Social Skill Opportunities Itinerant teachers provide districts with program development and implementation supports for students in need of specialized language and social skill opportunities including students with Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome. LASSO Itinerants services include but are not limited to developing behavior systems, visual supports and learning strategies that are creative and work within the classroom and the students interests.Terri Nilson-Bugella(847) 986- 7004 Orientation & Mobility ProgramOrientation & Mobility (O&M) Specialists provide direct or consultative services to students with visual impairments in the following areas: instruction in safe, effective travel and mobility skills at an age and cognitively appropriate level, instruction in independent travel in schools, community and residential environments and assist in building student confidence and independence when traveling. Tegan Dittmer TDittmer@sedol.us (847) 986-2501 English Language Learners Programs (ELL) English Language Learners Programs (ELL) teachers provide direct service to students with disabilities who are also English Language Learners. These itinerant teachers have special education endorsements as well as ESL/bilingual credentials and work with students of all the ages and disabilities served by SEDOL. The TPI team also provides consultative service to educational teams as well as member districts to enable them to implement best practice methods in working with their students.
Tegan Dittmer TDittmer@sedol.us (847) 986-2501
Vision Impaired Itinerant ProgramVision Impaired Itinerant teachers provide services to students with identified mild to severe vision difficulties to enable them to function effectively in the classroom and develop skills necessary for independence. These services include direct instruction, consultation and/or curricular modifications/adaptations.Tegan Dittmer TDittmer@sedol.us (847) 986-2501 Hearing Itinerant Program Hearing Itinerant Teachers provide direct consultative services to students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. The goal of the Hearing Itinerant Program is to facilitate academic, social and emotional success for its students. Services include: individual or group instruction (within or outside of the classroom), consultation with classroom teachers regarding accommodations and modifications, staff training and classroom inservice about hearing loss and disability awareness, FM and hearing aid checks and consultation with audiologists.Terri Nilson-Bugella(847) 986- 7004