In addition to teaching academics, the goal of this classroom is to increase communication, social thought, perspective, language pragmatics, problem solving, executive functioning skills and to learn how to navigate our social world. Students also learn how to manage and modify maladaptive behaviors. What sets Bacot Academy apart from other schools is our peer mentoring program that pairs our ESE students with typically developing students/peers. Many of our parents report that their children for the first time, are able to make friends.