OUR COMMITMENT: We are committed to providing quality programming and services to our students with disabilities through collaborative partnerships with parents and staff. 


    ABOUT: The Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) is a broad-based piece of federal legislation that guides the work of districts in delivering services to students with disabilities. Our Special Education Department supports campuses as they implement the major components of IDEA and works to ensure that all students have access to the general curriculum as appropriate. In addition, our department provides ongoing supports to campuses in meeting federal and state compliance requirements.


    ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for special education, a student must qualify under the two-prong test of eligibility:

    • A disability and

    • A need for specially designed instruction

    To meet the first part of the two-prong test for eligibility, a child between the ages of 3 and 21 must meet the criteria for one or more of the disability categories listed below:

    • Auditory Impairment

    • Autism

    • Deaf/Blindness

    • Emotional Disturbance

    • Intellectual Disability

    • Multiple Disabilities

    • Orthopedic Impairment

    • Other Health Impairment

    • Specific Learning Disability

    • Speech/Language Impairment

    • Traumatic Brain Injury

    • Visual Impairment

    • Non-Categorical Early Childhood


    Students must be evaluated to determine if they have one or more of the disabilities listed above and, if so, if they are in need of specially designed instruction.

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