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The Village International Education Centre

An Education Centre That Is Exclusively For Children With Special Needs

Are you a parent of a child with special needs ?

Taking care of your special child is a herculean 24/7 task. You are worried about how your child will adjust to the outside world. Your child always needs your attention. You’re anxious about your child’s future.

  • Will she be able to adjust to the outside world?
  • Will she ever make friends?
  • Who will look after her when I am not around?

You just can’t leave your child at the mercy of others, can you?

Are you a parent of a child with special needs ?

Taking care of your special child is a herculean 24/7 task. You are worried about how your child will adjust to the outside world. Your child always needs your attention. You’re anxious about your child’s future.

  • Will she be able to adjust to the outside world?
  • Will she ever make friends?
  • Who will look after her when I am not around?

You just can’t leave your child at the mercy of others, can you?

THE VILLAGE SUCCESSFULLY TEACHES, NURTURES, AND SUPPORTS YOUR SPECIAL NEEDS’ CHILD

Our goal is to help your special child develop to his or her full potential.

Driving this goal is the belief that CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS be given the same opportunities as other children.

To do this, we provide your special child with the best possible support. One that adheres to the highest standards of teaching and which combines the most conducive environment to learn.

It’s important that you, the parent, play a huge role in helping your child succeed in life.

The Village encourages a strong home-school connection. This leads to greater learning success for your child.

THE VILLAGE SUCCESSFULLY TEACHES, NURTURES, AND SUPPORTS YOUR SPECIAL NEEDS’ CHILD

Our goal is to help your special child develop to his or her full potential.

Driving this goal is the belief that CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS be given the same opportunities as other children.

To do this, we provide your special child with the best possible support. One that adheres to the highest standards of teaching and which combines the most conducive environment to learn.

It’s important that you, the parent, play a huge role in helping your child succeed in life.

The Village encourages a strong home-school connection. This leads to greater learning success for your child.

YOUR CHILD IS AT THE CENTRE OF ALL OUR ATTENTION AND CARE.

The Village provides a unique learning environment which puts your child at the centre of all activities.

Multiple specialists from teachers, psychologists, and therapists work together with and around your child.

This all-round support develops your child’s strengths and addresses learning difficulties effectively.

YOUR CHILD IS AT THE CENTRE OF ALL OUR ATTENTION AND CARE.

The Village provides a unique learning environment which puts your child at the centre of all activities.

Multiple specialists from teachers, psychologists, and therapists work together with and around your child.

This all-round support develops your child’s strengths and addresses learning difficulties effectively.

HOW THE VILLAGE SERVES AND SUPPORTS YOUR SPECIAL CHILD

Makes Your Child More Confident

The village helps your child develop to the best of their ability. Helps him, or her, learn the life skills and courage needed to face the outside world

Gives The Best Teacher Support

Imagine just 8 students max, per class. What’s more, each class at the Village, is assigned an experienced and trained SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER along with one or more dedicated Teaching Assistants.

Devotes Specialist Attention

Devotes Specialist Attention Give your child a therapy-led learning environment. Get specialist support through our full-time Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Behaviour Therapists, Child Psychologist and Counsellors

Leverages SEN Teaching

Choose from a range of learning strategies for instruction such as Structured Learning, Numicon Numeracy Program which represents numbers visually, Picture Exchange Communication System. This helps with non-verbal interaction with teachers and parents

Blends Mainstream Learning With Special Support Groups

Choose a core curriculum that emphasises subjects such as Maths, English, Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE), Physical Education (PE), Information Communication Technology (ICT). Pick subjects such as Art, Design and Technology, Music, Dance, Drama, Science, History around the core.

Helps Your Child Develop Self-help Skills

Help your child take care of herself. Get her to eat right and interact effectively in social settings.

OUR PROGRAMS

We offer placements for toddler’s aged 2+ to young adult’s aged 19+. We will develop specific programs tailored to your child’s strengths and prepare your special child for a successful life.

  • You can enrol your child in full-time curriculum with early learning & primary, middle and high school syllabus.
  • In addition, your child can partake in extra-curricular activities, including horse riding, swimming, community visits and an after school and Saturday club.
  • You can also choose skill-based classes, where your child learns practical-skills which will help the young person gain employment using the ASDAN curriculum, a UK certified course. This provides gainful employment in different service sectors.
  • Finally, we also offer a transitional program, which allows your child to focus on areas he or she has difficulties in, before returning to mainstream schools.

THE CURRICULUM

SCIENTIFICALLY MEASURE YOUR CHILD’S PROGRESS AT SCHOOL

  • The Village follows the English curriculum and has incorporated speech and language, occupational and dyslexia therapy into the child’s program.
  • We offer mainstream curricula from the UK and the GED high school diploma from the US. Key subjects taught are mathematics, English, science, social studies, information and communication technology and physical education. We also offer ASDAN, a life skills program. This makes choosing the best pathway for your child easier.
  • The Village is an accredited ASDAN provider. We currently run programs in Personal, Social, Health and Economic [PSHE] Education, social skills, work right, numeracy and literacy. ASDAN focuses on activity-based learning.
  • Depending on their ability, students can opt for COPE Award which is equivalent to IGCSE’s or a high school diploma and is recognized by many universities & employers.

SCIENTIFICALLY MEASURE YOUR CHILD’S PROGRESS AT SCHOOL

National Curriculum key stage assessments

P Scales assessments

Therapist assessments and reports

Help Your Special Child With Multi-faceted Learning & Development

Help Your Child Learn Better

Your child learns in an age appropriate context suitable to his, or her abilities. This ensures that your child learns and develops to his or her full potential.

Identify Your Child’s Talent

Your child takes part in dance, music and drama to discover what your child is good at. The secret lies in exposing your child to many activities.

Encourage Physical Fitness

Enough play and activities to make your child fit. This helps develop motor abilities, makes them happy and gives them more confidence in a social context

Explore Community Learning

Participate in activities such as sports days and encourage children to paint walls. This helps the discovery of hidden talents.

Develop Precious Social Skills

Encourages your child to participate in activities that help him, or her, interact with peers and teachers. Uses ‘Social Stories’ to help those with ASD better understand social cues.

How Child Assessment & Planning Works

The village’s Individual Education Plan [IEP] and Team Around The Child [TAC] sheet sets out the targets and general guidelines for the child’s educational, social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development.

We encourage all our parents to be active partners in formulating the IEP’s and TAC.

  • First assess your child by licensed psychologists, therapists & specialist teachers. Identify the key special needs facing your child. Develop a pathway to help him or her learn and develop to his or her full potential.
  • Assessments cover educational psychology, speech & language, dyslexia, physical therapy, occupational, behaviour and academic skills.
  • Provide consultation with the British Dyslexia specialist to administer and interpret the psychological tests for your child.
  • Assess the strength & difficulty areas of your child to help provide the right support plan designed for his or her needs.
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Meet OUR TEACHERS & THERAPISTS

The Village has an impressive list of teachers and therapists.

  • Native English-speaking teachers trained and experienced in special needs education
  • Child Behavior Psychologist and Counsellors
  • Learning support assistants
  • Specialists: Speech & Language Therapists, Behavior Therapists, Applied Behavior Analysts, Occupational Therapists, Dyslexia Specialist, Early Childhood Education Professionals, and Physical Therapy & Literacy Therapists.

Each child has a class teacher and an assistant. Plus, access to our speech and language therapists, occupational therapist, behavior therapist, Applied Behavior Analysis, clinical psychologist, physical therapist, literacy therapist and counselling support.

  • Clinical Psychologist

    Our Psychologist will help identify key areas of strength and difficulty for each child.

  • Speech and Language

    Therapy that identifies a child’s difficulties early on and help put into place a learning plan to help support your child’s language and communication difficulties.

  • Dyslexia

    It is different for everyone. Diagnosis for this is usually carried out by an Educational Psychologist or a person trained in special needs and dyslexia. Our specialist teachers with training in dyslexia will help your child develop phonological awareness and work on whole range of support linked to dyslexia. With 1:1 support we help each children find new ways forward that work around their dyslexia, and play to their strengths.

  • Occupational Therapy

    Our therapists work to promote, maintain and develop the skills needed by students to be functional in a school setting and beyond. Active participation in OT help promotes learning, self-esteem, self-confidence, independence & social interaction.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • All our activities, camps and residential are designed to help every child build courage and confidence to be better at social interaction, grow self-esteem, discover independence, develop physical strengths & better mobility and become stronger - physically, mentally and emotionally.
  • Our key activities include swimming, horse therapy, outdoor play, Saturday club, community visits, shopping, camps & an annual residential

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • All our activities, camps and residential are designed to help every child build courage and confidence to be better at social interaction, grow self-esteem, discover independence, develop physical strengths & better mobility and become stronger - physically, mentally and emotionally.
  • Our key activities include swimming, horse therapy, outdoor play, Saturday club, community visits, shopping, camps & an annual residential
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Choose The Village School That’s Close To You
In Bangkok or Pattaya.

THE VILLAGE: BANGKOK CAMPUS

Housed in a beautiful Thai-style building in pleasant grounds on Sukhumvit Soi 42. Fitted with bright, airy and cheerful classrooms.

Address: 14 Soi Sukhumvit 42, Sukhumvit Road, Prakanong, Klong Tuey, Bangkok 10110

THE VILLAGE: PATTAYA CAMPUS

The Mountain Smile School was setup in 2004 by Roland and Mirjam Steiner, who were looking for a special needs school for their son. In 2012 Mountain Smile became a part of the Village Group.

Address: 107/7 Moo 3, Chaiyapornwithi Road, Tambon Pong, Amphur Banglamung, Chonburi 20150.

TRANSFORM YOUR SPECIAL CHILD’S FUTURE.
Join The Village in 3 easy steps.

ASSESS

Assess your child’s learning problems. Choose the right learning method.

SMILE

Enrol and smile. Watch your child become independent and confident.

BECOME A CERTIFIED SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS TEACHER

Make a difference in the lives of special children. Get certified in teaching children with special needs. Kickstart your teaching career.

The Village partners with respected institutions to offer Professional Development in Special Educational Needs.