Overview of SAIL

The SAIL Program, comprised of five or six classrooms, supports elementary students who have emotional and behavior challenges that may be related to ADHD, learning disabilities, trauma, or other factors. Students succeed in Shore’s SAIL program because classrooms have fewer students, more structure, and well-defined behavioral and academic expectations.  

Teachers emphasize essential foundational skills, particularly in math and literacy, in these critical early years of school.  Strategies are highly individualized based on students’ learning styles.  Academic lessons are supplemented with technology, manipulatives, and motivating hands-on projects that demonstrate real life applications of the concepts that students are learning. 

School adjustment counselors and other interdisciplinary team members are often in and out of the classrooms and are scheduled to assist with lunch and recess periods to ensure continuity of therapeutic and educational goals.  A reading specialist works 1:1 with students who are evaluated as needing this extra intervention. 

Students in the SAIL program at Shore Education
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Ages & Grades

Ages: 3 1/2  to 11

Grades: Kindergarten to Grade 6

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Disabilities

Emotional Disabilities, Health (ADHD, ADD), Learning Disabilities

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Programs

SAIL Classrooms are located at the Henry Owen School in Chelsea

Hours are 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

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All the staff takes the time to answer my questions.  They are so knowledgeable about my son and are a big support to me.

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Shore caters to my brother’s needs with care, respect and dignity.

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Great communication from everyone at Shore!

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All the Staff really know and value my child for who he is, even when he can be challenging.

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When you walk in you know you’re in a happy, positive environment.  The people are amazing.

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They are caring, compassionate people who always come up with new ideas to motivate and adapt things for my daughter.