Dual Immersion Academy is dedicated to the personal and academic excellence of all students, including those with learning difficulties and English Language Learners, and provides outstanding education options for students with disabilities. DIA's curricula and teaching strategies, including use of tiered instruction to address all learning styles, are effective for most students.
Dual Immersion Academy, like all public schools in Utah, follows the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act.
Students who receive special educations services are entitled to an IEP, Individual Education Plan. Your student's IEP contains a summary of the special education services that he or she will receive, how long they will receive those services, and whether they will receive services in their regular classroom or in the special education classroom.
Your student may be eligible for accommodations under a 504 Plan if he or she has a physical or mental health disability that limits one or more major life functions. If you or your child's teachers suspect your child may have that substantially limits one or more life functions, a request for determination of eligibility for a 504 Plan made be made to the school's 504 coordinator.
All programs include sheltered instructions teaching strategies used to differentiate for each student's level of English language proficiency. These programs are used to help each student reach proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in English, and succeed academically in all core subjects.