Part Time Programs – Toronto School

The Arrowsmith School Toronto Part Time Programs are ideally designed for students whose learning is impacted by only a few (one to three) learning dysfunctions, as well as for students who may not be able to enroll in our full-time day program. It is useful to review our Description of Learning Dysfunctions to identify areas which you think relate to the student in question and to determine whether a part time program would be appropriate. Arrowsmith School Toronto recognizes that although a full-time program placement is the most efficient way to address these problems, for certain individuals this type of commitment is simply not possible. Given that each area of difficulty requires four hours of active engagement in the cognitive exercise per week, students enrolled in the Part Time Programs are only able to address up to two areas per year, if they are enrolled in both programs outlined below.

 

Arrowsmith School Toronto offers the following Part Time Programs:

Tuesday and Thursday Program

The Tuesday and Thursday Part Time Program addresses one area of learning difficulty per year. Based on the student’s learning profile determined by the Arrowsmith Assessment, an individualized program will be designed to address one area. Each program has been designed to target a specific area of learning difficulty and each student’s program is tailored for that student’s particular needs.

There is no homework requirement for this program.  All required work is completed within the four hours per week of the Tuesday and Thursday sessions.

Tuesday and Thursday Part Time Program Hours
Tuesday:  4:00  to 6:00  p.m.

Thursday:  4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Please note that the Arrowsmith Assessment is required prior to participating in this program as the areas requiring work will be identified in the assessment process.

If you believe that your child may benefit from the Tuesday and Thursday Part Time  Program, please contact our Admissions Coordinator at 416 963 4962 who will be pleased to discuss your child’s learning difficulties and whether he or she may be a suitable candidate for this program.

When considering the Tuesday and Thursday Part Time Program as well as the Tuesday/Thursday Bi-Monthly Motor Symbol Sequencing Part Time Program keep in mind that a Full Time Program allows the individual to address multiple areas of learning difficulty at once. This also means that students and parents considering a Part Time Program must have realistic expectations with regards to the rate of improvement. Without addressing multiple areas simultaneously certain tasks and skills may continue to prove challenging and additional resource support may continue to be required over a longer period of time.

Remote Motor Symbol Sequencing Program

This Program only addresses the Motor Symbol Sequencing (MSS) area and does not require the completion of the Arrowsmith Assessment. 

Who would benefit from this Program?  A student with this difficulty will have some or all of the following problems:

  • difficulty with the mechanical aspect of writing
  • difficulty putting words on paper
  • can speak better than can write
  • messy handwriting and careless errors in spelling and math
  • difficulty with forming letters and with motor planning in writing

For a more complete description of this problem, please refer to the Description of Learning Dysfunctions on our web site.

Remote Motor Symbol Sequencing (MSS) Program 

The student, and depending on the individual’s age, a parent, is trained over Skype by our Remote Program Facilitator in the process of this program and then the student engages in a minimum of 6 hours of the program per week and schedules bi-weekly check-ins to have his/her progress monitored and for any modifications to be made to the program. Samples of student work will be scanned and emailed to the Remote Program Facilitator for evaluation.  

For more information on this program:  https://arrowsmithschool.org/remote-motor-symbol-sequencing-program/

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Tuesday / Thursday Bi-Monthly Motor Symbol Sequencing Program

This Program only addresses the Motor Symbol Sequencing (MSS) area and does not require the completion of the Arrowsmith Assessment. 

Who would benefit from this Program?  A student with this difficulty will have some or all of the following problems:

  • difficulty with the mechanical aspect of writing
  • difficulty putting words on paper
  • can speak better than can write
  • messy handwriting and careless errors in spelling and math
  • difficulty with forming letters and with motor planning in writing

For a more complete description of this problem, please refer to the Description of Learning Dysfunctions on our web site.

Tuesday/Thursday Bi-Monthly Motor Symbol Sequencing (MSS) Program

The student attends, with his/her parents, one hour bi-monthly sessions at Arrowsmith School Toronto to first train the student in the process of this program and then the student engages in a minimum of 6 hours of the program at home per week and returns to Arrowsmith School to have his/her progress monitored and for any necessary modifications to be made to the program. At subsequent sessions, the student’s progress will be monitored and reviewed and the schedule of exercises modified as required. Completed homework is brought to each session for review and feedback is provided.

Tuesday/Thursday Bi-Weekly session time slots
Tuesday

Session 1:  4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Session 2: 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Thursday

Session 1: 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Session 2: 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Once a student has registered for a specific time slot, this is their time slot throughout the school year. In order to maintain a balanced teacher-student ratio per session, students must attend only the sessions for which they are registered. We are unable to accommodate drop-ins or unscheduled sessions. Once enrolled in this program families will be provided with a customized calendar of check-in dates.  

If you believe that your child may benefit from the Motor Symbol Sequencing program, please contact our Admissions Coordinator at 416 963 4962 who will be pleased to discuss your child’s learning difficulties and whether he or she may be a suitable candidate for this program.

When considering the Tuesday and Thursday Part Time Program as well as the Tuesday/Thursday Bi-Monthly Motor Symbol Sequencing Part Time Program keep in mind that a Full Time Program allows the individual to address multiple areas of learning difficulty at once. This also means that students and parents considering a Part Time Program must have realistic expectations with regards to the rate of improvement. Without addressing multiple areas simultaneously certain tasks and skills may continue to prove challenging and additional resource support may continue to be required over a longer period of time.

Combined Tuesday/Thursday and Motor Symbol Sequencing (MSS) Program

Students are able to participate in both programs which allows them to address two areas of learning difficulty at once. Students attend the four hours per week Tuesday and Thursday Part Time Program hours.  Alternating weekly, the student will have an MSS check-in to review progress and modify the program as required within these hours. 

Fees and Refund Policy

Tuesday and Thursday Part Time Program Fees and Refunds

The fee for the Tuesday and Thursday Part Time Program is $4,500.00

H.S.T. is not payable on the program fee.  The tuition amount may be eligible for the medical expense tax credit (Canadian taxpayers only).  Please refer to the information contained here Tax Credit and discuss this with your financial advisor.

Students may enroll in the Tuesday and Thursday Program at any time during the year and the fees will be prorated accordingly, which will include an administration and set up fee.

Please note that fees are not refundable and that we cannot provide make-up classes for classes that are missed.

Tuesday/Thursday Bi-Monthly Motor Symbol Sequencing Part Time Program Fees and Refunds 

The fee for the Tuesday/Thursday Bi-Monthly Motor Symbol Sequencing Program at Arrowsmith School is $3,000.00 

H.S.T. is not payable on the program fee. The tuition amount may be eligible for the medical expense tax credit (Canadian taxpayers only). Please refer to the information contained here Tax Credit and discuss this with your financial advisor. The fee also includes all the exercise materials that will be required during the course.

Students may enroll in the Tuesday/Thursday Bi-Monthly Motor Symbol Sequencing Part Time Program at any time during the year and the fees will be prorated accordingly, which will include an administration and set up fee.

Please note that fees are not refundable and that we cannot provide make-up classes for classes that are missed.

Combined Tuesday/Thursday Part Time Program & Bi-Monthly Motor Symbol Sequencing Part Time Program Fees and Refunds 

The fee for the Combined Tuesday/Thursday Part Time Program and the Bi-Monthly Motor Symbol Sequencing Part Time Program at Arrowsmith School is $7,000.00 

H.S.T. is not payable on the program fee. The tuition amount may be eligible for the medical expense tax credit (Canadian taxpayers only). Please refer to the information contained here Tax Credit and discuss this with your financial advisor. The fee also includes all the exercise materials that will be required during the course.

Students may enroll in the Combined Tuesday/Thursday Part Time Program and the Bi-Monthly Motor Symbol Sequencing Part Time Program at any time during the year and the fees will be prorated accordingly, which will include an administration and set up fee.

Please note that fees are not refundable and that we cannot provide make-up classes for classes that are missed.

Remote Motor Symbol Sequencing Part Time Program Fees and Refunds

The fee for the ten month Remote Motor Symbol Sequencing Part Time Program is $5,000.00 

H.S.T. is not payable on the program fee. The fee also includes all the exercise materials that will be required during the course.

Students may enroll in the Remote Motor Symbol Sequencing Part Time Program at any time during the year and the fees cover ten months of the program calculated from the date of enrolment. 

Please note that fees are not refundable and that we cannot provide make-up classes for classes that are missed.