SAIL 1 is a substantially separate program designed to serve Bedford Public School students in grades Preschool to age 22, with educational needs due to a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other related disabilities. Program components include highly structured, individualized programming based on the principles and procedures of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), intensive communication and language training, social skills training, utilization of natural environments for instruction, positive behavioral programming, educationally-based sensory activities, and inclusion with mainstream peers and activities. Small-group and/or individualized instruction can be provided for the entire school day, when necessary and appropriate. Modifications to curriculum content and methodology will be carefully considered by the Team and tailored to meet individual student needs. Related services including speech/language, occupational therapy, physical therapy, Board Certified Behavioral Analyst consultation, and counseling are provided based on individual need.