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Communication Regulation (CORE)

Program Description 

The CORE program provides a small supportive setting for students with significant communication and self-regulation challenges.

Curriculum emphasis:

  • communication skills
  • social emotional learning and strategies support

 Student Profile

  • meet the Ministry criteria for low incidence designation
  • students who would benefit from systematic, targeted support in a small group setting


Referral Process

Program referrals must be submitted to the District Case, Inclusion.  

Documentation Required

  • completed “Request for Designation &/or Special Education Program Placement” form
  • completed “Pre-Referral Intervention Strategies” (PRIS) form
  • evidence of Tier 1 and Tier 2 interventions have been implemented at the school level
  • Psycho-Educational Assessment (if available)
  • medical reports (Sunny Hill Health Centre, B.C. Children’s Hospital) (if available)
  • Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • Speech and Language Assessment
  • School Based Team minutes
  • consultation with Learning Services
  • Report Card

Placement Evaluation

Student placement is reviewed every Spring with the goal of returning students to their home schools. A transition plan between the program staff and the receiving school is established.

Capacity and Staffing

Grades 2 to 7

1 Teacher, SSA (number of Support Staff depends on Student profiles)

Program Locations

Cunningham Elementary (2 classes)

Trudeau Elementary  (1 class)

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