- To assist the family and school community in identification of students needing additional educational support. These needs include mild learning disabilities, learning concerns, and attention disorders.
- To provide support to reinforce regular classroom instruction for students who are appropriately placed in a mainstreamed learning environment.
- To consult with teachers in providing appropriate and successful instruction to students in the mainstreamed environment who can be successful in the Diocese of Charlotte system. Student Educational and Accommodation Plans may be provided for students with diagnosed learning concerns.
- To support parents who are seeking information, support, and/or services for their child who requires additional assistance (Learning Support Assistance, assessment/evaluation/treatment by community professionals, alternative school placement).
Academic Support Department
Asheville Catholic has a full academic support department consisting of a full time academic support teacher who assists student in reading and math, as well as two part-time Orton-Gillingham trained teachers for students who face the challenges of dyslexia.