Sometimes a work placement opportunity comes up that is so interesting and different, it’s hard to pass up. This is what happened to Sylvain at D’Arcy McGee High School in Gatineau.
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Founded in 1963, the school services over 600 special needs students by creating an individualized and enriching environment. The students, from ages 4 to 21, present with a range of difficulties including intellectual disabilities, autism, and/or behavioural and emotional disturbances. There are currently approximately 140 students in the WOTP program.
If one of our WOTP students caused a workplace accident, what would their “employer” say or do? Would the student be rebuked, or maybe even lose the work placement? How would you respond, as a teacher, job coach, principal or technician? Would the focus be on the student’s poor judgment, the potential safety issues, or […]