Curriculum and instruction at the SHINE BEHAVIORAL ACADEMY shall be derived from that used at The Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism (Cleveland, OH.) The Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism (CCCA) has provided a full continuum of services for people with autism using behavioral science and applied behavior analysis for over 18 years. All curricular materials have been purchased from CCCA and are used with their permission. All curricula shall be in compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 U.S.C. Section 1400, et seq.
A course of study shall be adopted for each individual child in the program, and shall be based on the philosophy of education and educational goals in the child’s Individualized Education Program (hereafter “IEP”). Each course of study shall prescribe what is to be taught, specify subject matter objectives, establish a scope and sequence, and provide a basis for pupil evaluation.
Courses of study shall be reviewed and updated at least once every six months by SHINE BEHAVIORAL ACADEMY.