Special Education Program Overview

Special Education School District Programs

Classes and instruction for students with disabilities in local school districts, including: 

  • Autistic support programs
    Full-time classes providing instruction for students identified as autistic.
  • Emotional support programs
    Full-time classes providing instruction to students identified as having serious emotional disturbances.
  • Five Star Day Treatment
    Full-time program for students with behavioral and social-emotional needs.
  • Hearing impaired support programs
    Full-time classes and itinerant support for students who are deaf or hearing impaired.
  • Independent living program (Alpha Circle)
    Instruction in skills that enable young people to make the transition to adult life; conducted in a community setting.
  • Learning support programs
    Full-time, resource or itinerant classes for students needing academic support.
  • Life skills support programs
    Full-time classes for students needing structured activities for independent living.
  • Multi-disabilities support programs
    Full-time classes for students having multiple disabilities.
  • Occupational therapy
    Itinerant services for students with disabilities who need training in fine motor skills and daily living skills.
  • Physical therapy
    Itinerant services for students with disabilities who need training in gross motor skills.
  • School social worker services
    Itinerant social work support for children needing emotional support. Staff work with families and teachers to foster emotional growth.
  • Speech and language support services
    Itinerant speech and language services for children needing support to improve their speech and language skills.
  • Visually impaired support services
    Itinerant services for students who are blind or visually impaired.
  • Work Foundations+ and vocational support programs
    Full-time and part-time vocational training or work placement for secondary-level students.