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Autism Intervention Program

This program is run by a specialist teacher and uses strategies from ABA, TEACCH and Spectre programs it aims to: 
• provide a specialised program catering for the individual identified needs of students with Autism.
• provide additional opportunities for students with Autism to access the curriculum in both 1:1 and small group situations.

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AAC Program ( Alternative Augmentative Communications)

The Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) project was implemented in 2017 in response the increasing number of students with complex communication needs enrolled at Coolbellup Learning Centre.  Students use a combination of Speech Generating Devices (SGD), Key Word Signed communication, or a symbol supported communication system to enhance their access to the curriculum and communication opportunities. 

Our AAC specialist teacher works in and across classrooms, planning programs of work to meet individual needs.  Our specialist teacher works with school staff, parents, carers and therapists to ensure student outcomes are met.

 iPad Program

This program runs in parallel to classroom programs to provide additional skill support.  The focus of the program is on communication.

In 2013 students entered a National competiion in which they had to produce a short iMovie.  They made one about bullying and won the school a MacBookPro.

Kindergarten - Early Intervention Program

Our Kindy  is a 15 hour a week early intervention based program for 4 year olds. 

The programme is play based -using the National Early Years Learning Framework.

"All Children have the best start in life to create a better future for themselves and for the nation"


Children’s learning  is at the core of our programs we aim to provide the best educational environment to meet the needs of your child.  We deliver a holistic range of learning opportunities in collaboration with you.

Classes are small in number and include one on one programs and small group work supported by specialist staff trained in a number of teaching methods such as ABA, TEACCH, PECS, Explicit  Teaching , Direct Instruction, play  based learning etc.

In 2022 we will be ruining two Kindy classes due to the demand on places.

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​Fundamental Movement Skills Program

Research suggests that fundamental movement skills are key to addressing issues of
participation levels in physical activity and in addressing the increasing obesity levels
amongst the general population. If students are proficient in fundamental movement skills they
are more likely to participate in games and sports and establish long-life commitment to health
and physical activity.... to read more click on the button.

Protective Behaviours

Protective Behaviours is a preventative education program, adaptable for all age groups and is one of a many strategies used at Coolbellup Learning Centre to develop a safe and supportive learning environment.

Children with an intellectual disability are at the highest risk of sexual abuse and a often a high percentage of these cases are by someone known and trusted by them. Stranger danger is not enough. Teaching protective behaviours is one way for students to learn strategies which will help to keep themselves safe and assist in coping with situations which may threaten their well-being.... to read more, click on the button.

Individual Education Plans

An Individual Education Plan is a support document for teachers as they plan, monitor, assess and
evaluate learning and teaching programs that are personalised for each students.
Teachers at Coolbellup Learning Centre develop a range of planning documents that describe
differentiated or individual educational planning.  A number of plans may also be required by the student such as:
• Group Education Plan (GEP);
• Behaviour Management Plan (BMP);
• Individual Transition Plan (ITP - year 6 students);
• Risk Management Plan (RMP);

• Social Competency Plan (SCP)....                                           to read more click on the button

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