Special Education Programs and Services

 

Resource Specialist Program (RSP)

RSP students are enrolled in general education classes.  Many are enrolled in Strategies for Success class which takes the place of an elective.  The inclusion students’ programs are monitored and supported by an identified special education teacher who serves as the “case coordinator”.  The student’ IEP’s delineate the students’ goals and objectives and describes the supports and services necessary to enable the student to achieve those goals within the general education program.  Vocational options include:  ROP or specially designed Voc. Ed.  Students graduate with a diploma, fulfilling the same requirement as general education students.  Students exit from Special Education upon receipt of diploma and are given information on community support.

 

Emotionally Disturbed (Special Day Class) (ED)

Academics are presented in departmental settings.  Some students remain in special day class throughout the day, while others may be mainstreamed for academics or electives as appropriate.  Vocational options include:  ROP or specially designed Voc. Ed students exit from Special Education upon receipt of diploma or exit to adult community programs if appropriate.

 

Mild to Moderate (M/M)

Small group settings provide increased attention to the needs of the individual student.  Academics are presented in departmentalized classrooms providing all core curriculum classes. Vocational options include:  specifically designed Vocational Education classes. Students earn diplomas or a Certificate of Educational Completion based a Board approved course. Students exit to community programs or participant in adult community transition or continue at high school to age 22.

 

Moderate Severe (M/S) ( Special Day Class)

MS program consists of three self-contained classes with an emphasis on a functional curriculum. Vocational options include:  community based experiences, and specially designed Vocational Education.  Graduating students earn a Certificate of Completion based a Board approved course of study.  Post high school options include:  adult community transition or continue at high school to age 22.

 

Designated Instructional Services (DIS)

Speech/Language

Visually Impaired

Adapted Physical Education

Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Assistive Technology

Counseling Services-School Psychologist

Occupational therapy/Physical Therapy

Specially Designed Vocational Education