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Summit School Stages

  The information in this article was submitted by Summit staff. The WOTP Community truly appreciates and values their contribution to WorkPress. Thank you for the inspiration!   Summit School is a private school in Montreal, Quebec, recognized and subsidized in the public interest by the Ministère de L’Education du Québec (MEQ). The language of […]

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Book Review: PEERS Curriculum for School-Based Professionals: Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  PEERS Curriculum for School-Based Professionals: Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder The PEERS curriculum is a 16-week program, clinically proven to improve social skills and social interactions among teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This program is aimed at higher functioning adolescents, focusing on skills related to making and keeping friends, […]

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WOTP 101: A Capsule Learning Series

    Welcome to WOTP 101: A Capsule Learning Series. This curated collection of videos is aimed at supporting new WOTP teachers, new to WOTP teachers, special education technicians, consultants, principals and other WOTP stakeholders. These videos will focus on the essential elements of the Work-Oriented Training Path in an effort to support the viewer […]

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Work-Oriented Training Path (WOTP) Online Resources  

Work-Oriented Training Path (WOTP) Online Resources   L’école ouverte is the Le Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (MEES) website that gives parents and teachers access to thousands of resources for learning, creating, having fun and staying active. Resources are organized by grade level and subject.   There are no resources identified for the WOTP […]

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End of Year Evaluation and Reporting for 2019/2020- COVID-19

Afundamental component of the Work-Oriented Training Path (WOTP) is the practicum; students spend time training in the workplace to develop specific competencies from the Directory of Semiskilled Trades which are documented in their personal training plan. Typically, the end of year evaluation and reporting is based on year-long assessment(s) (for more info on this see- Making […]

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Resources: The Writing Strategies Book

    The Writing Strategies Book by Jennifer Serravallo is a well-organized, practical guide that will assist classroom teachers in identifying where to start writing instruction with their K-8 students. The guide is organized according to a loose hierarchy of 10 goals: composing with pictures; engagement; generating ideas; focus; organization/structure; elaboration; word choice; conventions: spelling; […]

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Book Review: Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction.

Margaret J. Snowling opens her book Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction with a chapter titled, “Does Dyslexia Exist?” This powerful question captures the essence of the dyslexia debate and serves as a reminder that dyslexia is a complex and controversial topic. And yes, dyslexia does exist. Dyslexia is defined as “a problem with learning which […]

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Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Workplace

Youth with disabilities face significant challenges as they prepare for the transition from secondary education to adult employment. In Quebec, adults (15-64 years old) with developmental disabilities have the lowest employment rates compared to people with any other type of disability (Deslauriers, 2017). Furthermore, recent data also suggests that the unemployment rate may be higher […]

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