• Placement Procedures

    Placement Procedures

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  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Autism Spectrum Disorder

    The program for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder is designed to focus on developing independence in the areas of: communication, social, academics, daily living, and vocational skills.

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  • Deaf or Hard of Hearing

    Deaf or Hard of Hearing

    Students with a hearing loss may be eligible for services through the Deaf or Hard of Hearing program.

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  • Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities

    Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities

    The program for Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities students is available for those whose behavior interferes with their academic performance and socialization in school.

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  • Gifted

    Gifted

    The program for gifted students is to provide academically gifted students with a unique and exciting opportunity to replace, supplement, enrich, and extend learning beyond the regular curriculum.

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  • Hospital Homebound

    Hospital Homebound

    The homebound or hospitalized program is designed for students who are unable to attend school due to a medically diagnosed physical or mental condition which requires home or hospital confinement and restricted activities for an extended period of time.

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  • Intellectual Disabilities

    Intellectual Disabilities

    The program for students with intellectual disabilities provides a variety of experiences in the least restrictive environment. A student with intellectual disabilities has cognitive delays that exist concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior.

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  • Physically Impaired

    Physically Impaired

    Students who have muscular or neuromuscular handicaps, skeletal abnormalities, orthopedically impaired, traumatic brain injury, or serious health impairments (Other Health Impaired) are served in the program for the physically impaired (PI). Students receive special services which involve making adaptations in the way the curriculum is presented to allow students to learn academic skills. Students in this program may also receive occupational and physical therapy as well as adapted physical education.

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  • PreK-Kindergarten Program for  Handicapped Children

    PreK-Kindergarten Program for Handicapped Children

    Children from three to five years old may be referred to the preschool program for children with disabilities for screening, evaluation, and possible educational placement in an exceptional student education program. Referrals may be made by parents, agencies, or physicians.

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  • Related Services

    Related Services

    The services of a physical and/or occupational therapist are available to some exceptional students who need assistance in developing educationally relevant fine or gross motor skills that will assist them in achieving specific objectives on a school campus.

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  • Specific Learning Disabled

    Specific Learning Disabled

    The program for the specific learning disabled (SLD) is designed to provide specialized services for students with processing difficulties whose educational achievement is significantly below their intellectual ability level. The areas of writing, reading, or mathematics may be affected.

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  • Speech/Language Therapy

    Speech/Language Therapy

    Speech/language therapy is available to students experiencing difficulties in developing normal speech and language. Students who qualify for therapy may: stutter, have a voice disorder, have problems making speech sounds correctly, or be below average in developing language concepts. Therapy is available to eligible students in each school.

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  • Visually Impaired

    Visually Impaired

    The services of a specially trained teacher for the visually impaired are available for students who qualify for this program. The teacher for the visually impaired travels to different schools and may serve students a specific number of hours per week.

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