The Structured Learning Classroom (SLC) at AYA is a specially designed environment with the express purpose of meeting the educational, behavioral, communication, social, and sensory needs of students on the autism spectrum or students with significant needs. The typical classroom teacher to student ratio is 2:4, with a variety of specialists targeting specific needs for individual students. The SLC provides instruction in all general and Judaic subjects, as well as targeted social, behavioral, adaptive, and communication skills. The SLC educational philosophy is based on a hybrid model where educators and specialists design a program based on the individual needs of each child.
Below are some of the techniques utilized in the SLC.