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Special Education

The Department of Special Education is committed to improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities through implementation of evidence-based practices. Together we collaborate to develop essential skills, knowledge, and postsecondary success. We foster positive facilitation of inclusive partnerships with our community stakeholders and beyond.

We offer:

  • Transitioning children ages 3 and up from BabyNet to school;
  • ChildFind — Identifying students who may be entitled to special education services, inclusive of students in private/home school settings; 
  • A full continuum of autism services based on Applied Behavior Analysis;
  • Comprehensive related services such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, and orientation and mobility therapy based on a child’s individual needs; 
  • Post-school transition support for students ages 13 and older; 
  • Access to job enclaves and programs at the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation; 
  • Participation in exemplary programs like Special Olympics and Heroes on Horseback; and,
  • Ongoing collaboration with community agencies, such as the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, Department of Juvenile Justice, and Department of Mental Health.

Meet the Team