SPECIAL SCHOOL “SAINT NICHOLAS” PRESENTATION
Special Secondary School ”Saint Nicholas” Bucharest offers services of education and therapy for children with special educational needs. Our strategic targets are: increasing the quality of education in school by promoting the education for all; personal, professional and institutional development; promoting the role of the support teacher in mainstream schoolS.
Our school offers education to 240 children aged between 3 and 18 years, in different levels ( kindergarten, primary and secondary school), more than 60 % of them with severe/ associated disabilities: TSA, neuro-motor problems, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, ADHD. Besides those children, our school also offers educational support and therapeutic services to another 180 children with special educational needs who are included in mainstream schools in district no.4 of Bucharest (kindergarten, secondary schools and high schools) through our network of support teachers.
Accordingly to the law regulations in Romania, the special school, through its Internal Committee of On-going Assessment of the Students, and the support teachers are responsible for coordinating the Individual Educational Plan designed for each included child, for collaborating with the mainstream teachers and for the school progress of the child. Our team includes 85 professionals: special education teachers, educational therapists, kindergarten teachers, speech and language therapists, physical therapists, psychologist, pediatrician, psychiatrist, social worker, nurses and 18 support teachers.