Ms. Hixson's class

Communications Teacher

Welcome to Low Incidence Disability Communication Class.

Our classroom includes:

*Students with low incidence disabilities.

*Students with LID access grade level standards through alternate standards called Essence Statements and developmental pre-requisite skill.

We use several highly effective protocols that are designed and tested for students with LID that are aligned to grade level standards.

We use News To You through Unique Learning systems which provides rich literacy and language instruction.

The STAR program is also implemented which is developed specifically for students with autism. STAR is a research based, comprehensive curriculum based on the principals of applied behavior analysis.

Our students also access the Edmark reading program. This is an alternative to phonics based reading. The key to success is the program's use of carefully sequenced, highly repetitive word recognition method combined with errorless learning.

These programs combined make up our awesome classroom!

Please feel free to contact me during my conference time from 2:30-3:00.

Lisa Hixson

Mound Elementary

Communication Class Teacher