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Intensive Support Program

Learn about our Intensive Support Program (ISP).

Program Placement

Placement in the ISP is determined by the Identification, Placement and Review Committee (IPRC), with consideration given to the following factors:

​Professional assessment:

  • An audiological assessment indicating a permanent bilateral hearing loss within the mild to profound range.

  • Psychological assessment (when deemed appropriate).

  • A speech and language assessment (when deemed appropriate).

Classroom documentation:

  • Collaboration with school personnel, agencies, classroom teacher, families and student.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing assessment:

  • Academic and functional assessment at the student’s school. Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing may demonstrate needs in language and speech development and in gaining auditory access to the curriculum.


Our ISP is offered in the following locations:

  • Sts. Cosmas and Damian Catholic School

  • St. Bruno/St. Raymond Catholic School