Triton Offer of FAPE The student will attend Triton Academy which is a highly specialized, research-based school environment designed to address the needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Using a comprehensive transdisciplinary planning and service delivery approach, the program specifically addresses the language, communication, behavioral, sensory, and social needs which are often associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders. It is a closed campus, with limited opportunities for supervised interaction with elementary and middle school students on the adjacent charter school campuses. All students participate in communication and social skills groups on a regular basis. Structured systems for positive behavior support are embedded in the overall school program. All students have access to a motor room to engage in activities and learn strategies for achieving the appropriate regulatory state for learning. The goal of Triton is for students to develop skills to enable them to return to their home school and community as soon as possible. Other things to consider including: The student will participate in the diploma –based program for students who are at or near academic grade level. The student will participate in the functional skills program for students who require core curriculum embedded in an applied life skills program. The student will receive Intensive Social Emotional Services on campus to address his or her social/emotional goals. ISES services will/will not be provided during the summer months between regular school sessions. The student will participate in career/vocational development activities to develop skills for adult life. The student will receive direct (or consultative) services from an Occupational Therapist with ongoing consultation with classroom staff to address sensory, regulatory and motor needs in the school environment. The student will receive individual Speech-Language Therapy to address communication needs, with ongoing consultation with school staff to increase communication skills in all campus settings. The student will participate in the Autism Ambassadors program to increase skills in interacting socially with peers without disabilities. The student has access to a range of assistive technology to support acquisition of skills and independence. The PE program is provided by Special Education teachers. The program includes home to school transportation.