Doris Klaussen Developmental Center

Doris Klaussen Developmental Center (DKDC) is operated by the CISD and provides educational services for students with moderate to severe impairments. Programs are administered on- and off-campus and include Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Cognitive Impaired (mild, moderate and severe levels), Multiply Impaired (severe level), Emotionally Impaired (Day Treatment Program for severely emotionally impaired), and Adult Training Program.

 

 DKDC Watercolor

 

Classrooms

ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder

ATP - Adult Training Program

Day Treatment Program

MoCI - Moderately Cognitive Impaired

SCI - Severely Cognitively Impaired

SXI - Severely Multiply Impaired

 

Services

APE - Adapted Physical Education

 

AT - Assistive Technology

 

Nursing Services

 

O&M - Orientation & Mobility

 

OT - Occupational Therapy

 

PI - Physical Impairment

 

Psy - Psychological Services

 

PT - Physical Therapy

 

SP & L - Speech and Language

 

SSW - School Social Work

 

TCVI - Teacher Consult for Visually Impaired

 

TCHI - Teacher Consult for Hearing Impaired

 

TCASD - Teacher Consult for Autistic Spectrum Disorder

 

 

Curriculum

Curricular areas in which instruction is provided include: Personal care, independent living, communication, leisure/recreation, cognitive, prevocational/vocational, social/emotional, and motor skills. The IEP will identify appropriate curricular areas and goals to meet the unique needs of each individual student.

 

DKDC Student Handbook 2015-16

 

Day Treatment Student Handbook 2015-16

 

 

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Click here for DKDC Map

Click here for DKDC Student Calendar

Click here for VideoSurveillance Processes and Procedures

Click here for Drill Schedule 2015-16

 

 

Mission Statement

The staff of the Doris Klaussen Development Center are committed to developing the greatest level of independence in every student.  Within a caring and supportive school setting, our highly-trained staff utilizes instructional best practices and research based interventions to create and implement individualized programming for each student.

 

  

Stacie Voskuil

DKDC In-Building Principal

(269) 964-9426

 

Lorena Sebright

Administrative Assistant

(269) 964-9426

 

Tricia Walters

Administrative Assistant

(269) 964-9426