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Susan  Gray
Special Education /Comprehensive Developmental Classroom
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What is CDC or a Comprehensive Developmental Class?

CDC stands for Comprehensive Developmental Classroom. Our program is designed to serve students whose educational needs include basic life skills with real-life applications.   We set the stage for learning by following Maslow's Hierarchy of Learning. We are meeting physiological needs,  the need to feel safe/loved and the need for belonging first. Once our students have those basic needs fulfilled they are ready to explore learning. 

 Our students learn best by repetition and encourage each other in all aspects of learning. Students being served in the CDC Program are given opportunities to be included in the general education curriculum, school functions and have been able to make friends with many of their peers.