The iHope academic curriculum is designed to promote student growth and independence. The curriculum focuses on helping students find effective ways to communicate and function in the iHope community while making connections to enhance their everyday life experiences in the home and larger community. The school specializes in working with and educating children with non-verbal learning challenges and multiple disabilities. Academic instruction is provided by using a multi-sensory approach and is integrated with therapeutic services to allow for children to have more hands-on experiences.
Students engage in learning activities, which integrates all content areas, and instruction is differentiated and individualized to meet the specific needs of each student. Students use their strengths to engage in activities designed to increase their communication, social, and life skills. Art, music and technology plays an integral role in helping the students to express themselves and share thei