LABBB Collaborative
http://www.labbb.com/

LABBB Philosophy: The LABBB Collaborative helps students with special needs reach their full potential through high quality programs that integrate academic, social, recreational and vocational services and enable participation in the least restrictive environment. By sharing its resources with multiple school districts and social service agencies, its programs maintain superior quality and reasonable costs to those it serves, by meeting or exceeding state standards, and achieving economies of scale.

LABBB Collaborative
36 Middlesex Turnpike
01730 Bedford , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

Available Programs

Students alternate weekly between the classroom and shop environments, while focus on making effective and responsible choices. During the classroom week, students are presented with specially designed instruction that focuses on the provision of small group academics. The teachers use specialized instructional methods and critical pedagogy to address the specific learning needs of students. Within reading, writing and math programs, graphic organizers and writing templates are used to address the needs of executive functioning and organizational needs. Students typically participate in the standardized 10th grade MCAS with accommodations. During the shop week, students are supported by a LABBB teaching assistant in a typical shop rotation.

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Specially designed instruction is provided to address the individual academic, social, emotional, and behavioral needs of students. The curriculum focuses on functional academics and is based upon the principles of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). The curriculum is highly individualized, delivered in small groups, with social skills woven into the curriculum. The focus is on generalizing all acquired skills into social settings, the community including vocational training environments.

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Specially designed instruction is created to address the individual academic, social, emotional, and behavior needs. The teachers use specialized instructional methods and critical pedagogy to address the specific learning needs of students; reading and writing programs, graphic organizers and writing templates are used to address the needs of executive functioning and organizational deficits. Students are taught math concepts from the 10th grade core curriculum in conjunction with functional math skills in the classroom and community environments. In 10th grade either partake in standardized MCAS with accommodations, or participate in the MCAS Alternative Assessment Portfolio.

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Students are presented with specially designed instruction that focuses on the provision of small group academic instruction. The teachers use specialized instructional methods and critical pedagogy to address the specific learning needs of students, rule-based reading and writing programs, graphic organizers and writing templates are used to address the needs of executive functioning and organizational deficits. Some students may require support of Individual Behavior Support Plans and consultation from the BCBA. Some students are able to take the standardized MCAS with accommodations. Students are able to participate in the Best Buddies Program, community recreational and educational events, and school based work opportunities.

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The LABBB Elementary Program at Butler Elementary School is a self-contained classroom setting. The emphasis is on maximizing academic accomplishments with a strong focus on literacy development and math skills. Opportunities for inclusion in the greater school community occur daily for a variety of activities, which may include recess, lunch, gym, art, music, library as well as academic subject areas. The team includes speech/language, occupational, and physical therapies and consultation from a BCBA.

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Students are presented with specially designed instruction that focuses on the provision of small group academic instruction. The teachers use specialized instructional methods and critical pedagogy to address the specific learning needs of students; rule-based reading and writing programs, graphic organizers and writing templates are used to address the needs of executive functioning and organizational deficits. The program provides speech and language, occupational therapy, physical therapy and behavior consultation from a BCBA. Some students are able to take the standardized MCAS with accommodations, while others participate in the MCAS Alternate Portfolio.

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This program is created for students who require intensive specialized instruction, with highly specialized therapeutic work to accommodate each individual, i.e., Nurse, Behaviorist, Orientation and Mobility Therapist, Vision Therapist, etc. Classroom teacher and specialists incorporate communication, motor, vision, hearing, cognition and mobility into daily instructional activities. Specialized teaching methods are used such as PECS, Communication Devices and Assistive Technology devices. Students have the opportunity to participate in the Best Buddies Program.

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The LABBB classrooms at the Francis Wyman Elementary School serve students in a continuum from age 3 through 11. The emphasis for these students, who display varying degrees of physical, intellectual, and language impairments, is on communication, assistive technology, socialization, motor development, developmentally appropriate academics, and activities of daily living. The program is staffed with a nurse to assist children who require medical support and provides speech/language, occupational, and physical therapies.

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The educational focus is based on the development of academic skills, social competencies, and on pragmatic language development. The program fosters the values of independence, responsibility, and community awareness in order to prepare for high school. Students participate in mainstream classes for academic and extracurricular subjects. Students are able to take the standardized MCAS with accommodations. Students also have the opportunity to participate in the PALS program. Individual counseling is available.

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This program is created for students who require intensive specialized instruction, with highly individualized therapeutic support, i.e., Nurse, Behaviorist, Physical Therapist, etc. The classroom teacher and specialists incorporate communication, motor, vision, hearing, cognition and mobility throughout all classroom activities. Specialized accommodations such as PECS, Communication Devices and Assistive Technology devices are used. The classroom presents an integrated model where services are provided in the context of a natural learning environment. In 10th grade, the students typically participate in the MCAS Alternative Assessment Portfolio. As the students approach 16, they are often exposed to the LABBB Vocational Training Center and other vocational opportunities.

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Students are presented with specially designed instruction that focuses on the provision of small group academic instruction. Students focus on making effective and responsible choices in all environments. The teachers use specialized instructional methods and critical pedagogy to address the specific learning needs of students. Within reading, writing and math programs, graphic organizers and writing templates are used to address the organizational needs of students. Classes focus on Common Core State Standards material and blending functional, applied academics into natural environments. Most students participate in the standardized 10th MCAS with accommodations. As students progress through high school they will have increased opportunities for community-based work experiences.

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The classrooms at the Memorial Elementary School utilize highly individualized instruction in small group and individual settings. The primary focus is to build communication, social, and academic skills. The program utilizes principles of Applied Behavior Analysis in order to guide instruction, and incorporates sensory integration and a strong emphasis on visual supports throughout the classroom activities and lessons. Students enjoy all aspects of elementary school life in activities such as recess, assemblies, reading buddies, and field trips and are integrated into general education classrooms and “specials” on an individualized basis. The program includes speech/language, occupational, and physical therapies as well as behavioral consultation from a BCBA.

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Specially designed instruction is given to address the individual academic, social, emotional, and behavioral needs of students. The curriculum focuses on functional academics and is based upon the principles of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)/Verbal Behavior Therapy and is highly individualized as it is delivered 1:1 or in small groups. Acquired skills are generalized into social settings and the community. Social skills are an embedded part of the curriculum. There is a large emphasis on pre-vocational activities. Behavioral consultation from a BCBA is provided.

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The LABBB Elementary Program at Wellington Elementary School emphasizes intensive and individualized instruction in small structured self-contained classrooms. The program utilizes principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, provides intense visual supports and emphasizes growth and development in communication, activities of daily living, and academics modified to meet the needs of each individual student. The program provides speech/language, occupational, and physical therapies as well as behavioral consultation from a BCBA.

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