The LAUNCH Program

Ages 14-22

LAUNCH is a year-round (12-month), alternative high school program that serves secondary students (14-22 years old) with the disabilities of autism, developmental delay, intellectual disability, multiple disabilities, other health impairment, severe disabilities, speech language impairment, and traumatic brain injury. The program also offers related services of Speech and Occupational Therapy as needed. We have a license to operate, from the Virginia Board of Education.

In addition, the program also offers a variety of programming options which include:

  • SRA Reading
  • Distar Math
  • Leveled reading programs
  • Edmark
  • Language for Learning
  • Teaching Language
  • Reading Milestones
  • Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL)

With these curriculum options our students may also have access to the general education as appropriate. LAUNCH also uses the ABA methodology to teach a combination of academic, independent living skill and community based instruction. LAUNCH offers a six-hour and fifteen minute school day.

To schedule a tour at Aurora, call 540-751-1414.