A unique approach for unique learners. Our academic programs are designed specifically to embrace the unique learning and communication styles of our students at the individual level.
The Halton School is led by a team of educators with extensive experience and degrees in educating children with Asperger’s / Autism Spectrum Disorder and associated learning challenges. They are seasoned educators who have strong histories of successfully designing and implementing curricula and teaching methodologies that improve students’ academic performance.
Our multi-sensory approach to teaching is student-centered and differentiated so the individual needs of each learner can be met. We provide a rigorous curriculum in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies using alternative instruction, reinforcement, and assessment methods for our students.
We believe it is important to use evidence-based programs that have been proven effective with students with learning differences and Asperger’s. The Halton School uses highly effective programs such as Orton-Gillingham for reading instruction, and programs like the Quest Program to address the needs of students with social skill and pragmatic language weaknesses.
For any student, educating the whole child is a good idea, but for children with Asperger’s / Autism Spectrum Disorder, it’s of paramount importance.
Students will take classes in physical education, art, music, and executive functioning. Classes are supplemented with field trips and other experiences to keep our students excited and engaged in the learning process.
The Halton School was created by Aspire Carolinas Foundation, started in 2017 by a group of educators and professionals who saw a gap in the educational services offered to students with learning challenges in Huntersville, NC and the greater Charlotte Region.