Policy 8 Recommendations

Base the special education grants on the educational needs of students.

Increase the funding allocation for educational assistants, behavioural counsellors, child and youth workers, psychologists, and speech and language pathologists.

Provide educators training to help them address student behavioural issues and adopt teaching strategies that support students with a wide spectrum of special needs.

The government should continue or grow current investments in the Priorities Funds that support special education.