Special Needs


Special-Needs Year-Round Program

Is your special needs child still struggling despite having an IEP that provides accommodations? The Math Plus Tutors team runs a year-round program with trained tutors to offer specialized help to your child in a supportive learning environment.

Whether they need help in Math, Science, English, or other subjects, we're ready to help. Not only do we teach academic skills to your child, we will work with you on exploring new opportunities, techniques, and technology to better leverage your child's educational experience. We want to help your child develop to their full potential!

Our programs include Math Plus Junior, High School Prep, as well as University and College Prep. See below for our specialized STEPS program for young adults with special needs.

 

What our Special-Needs Program Offer

  • Comprehensive assessment of student
  • Determination of most effective learning style(s)
  • Development of a learning strategy (aligned with an existing IEP)
  • Training to use existing personal devises as assistive devices for learning
  • Technological advantages (iPad, E-reader, Wii, sensory motor materials)

 

What to Expect From Our Team

At Math Tutors Plus, we take a holistic and comprehensive approach to helping your child succeed. You can expect the following from our team, before and during your tutoring program. We will:

  • Provide a consultation meeting with you to review any current or past IEPs or psychological assessments that you have brought with you
  • Conduct an assessment with your child, based on your application and the information we gathered during the consultation
  • Develop a plan with learning strategies based on your child's learning style, strengths, and areas of need
  • Collaborate and work with you and your child to implement this plan
  • With your consent, we will work with your child's school and other service providers to harmonize your child’s learning across the board
  • Help facilitate your child’s transition from elementary to high school and high school to post-secondary education

 

STEPS – (Stimulating Training Empowering Personal Success)

For our young adults with special needs, Math Plus Tutors offers a new program called STEPS (Stimulating Training Empowering Personal Success). This program empowers participants to have satisfying and productive lives by building the necessary skills to live independently. When they have the right skill set, they develop the confidence required to be successful.

"The best part was that Math Plus Tutors takes the students step by step until they understand perfectly. It's a great experience!"
- Maisaa - Care giver, STEPS one-on-one

STEPS participants can expect the following advantages from Math Plus Tutors:

  • Our instructors speak many languages including Arabic, French, Hindi and Urdu
  • A small group in a quiet setting
  • Fully accessible location
  • One-on-one instructions

*Fees for this program are eligible for funding provided by Developmental Services Ontario Passport. For more information on our STEPS program, click here to download program brochure.

 

STEPS for the Workplace

Are you a young adult looking to enter the work force? Whether it's a part-time after school job or a full-time career, STEPS for the Workplace can help. This program is a highly focused version of our regular STEPS program, aimed at helping young adults with special needs develop the skills required to join the work force.

Instead of teaching academics, the STEPS for the Workplace program will pivot to help participants develop and build on their vocational and literacy skills to help prepare them for the workplace.

For more information about this unique program, click here.

We believe that each participant is unique and so is their learning style.
We will work with each participant to explore the best methods of learning.
We will build on the work done by other service providers and endeavor to make their learning experience enjoyable and fruitful.