The 特殊教育 department works collaboratively with school and district leaders, 老师, 学生, and families to provide the tools, 指导, 支持, and services needed to ensure access and success for 学生 with disabilities.
A referral is the first step toward receiving special education services. A referral is a written request for evaluation, explaining why the student might need special education services. Evaluation determines if a student is eligible for special education services, 以及这些服务可能是什么. Read more about referral and evaluation.
Special education services are the 支持, 设置, and instruction provided to an individual student, supplementing general education curriculums and 设置. Read more about services and accommodations.
IEP (Individualized Education Program)
The IEP is a document that comprehensively describes the special education services an individual student receives. The format of an IEP is standardized, but the details are specific to each student. Each student’s IEP is developed by their IEP小组A team including parents and school officials that develops and monitors an. Services must align with the student’s established needs. 阅读更多关于IEP的信息.
Transition and Adult Services (ages 16-21)
Transition is the ongoing process that helps your student successfully move from the K-12 school system to adult life. 过渡计划需要一个团队. It is an ongoing and step-by-step process that uses information about your student to create goals for life after high school and a path to reach those goals. Read more about transition services.
Family Involvement and Resources
Resources for families of 学生 who receive special education services. 寻找特殊教育资源.
意外之旅 Center for Parent Information and Resources (CIPR)