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     Special Ed

     

       

     
    Welcome to the    
     
     
           Office of Special Education
     
      

     

    Barbara Butler, Director of Special Education
     

    Congratulations to Ms. Butler for receiving the 2017

    Award of Excellence

    from the

    Mid Hudson School Study Council.


    Georgia Patchen, Assistant Director of Special Education

     
     
     
     
    Dawn Moore, Committee on Preschool Education, (CPSE) Chairperson
     
     
    Dia Georgiou, District Psychologist
     
     

    SPECIAL EDUCATION

    Special education provides specially designed services and programs for children with educational disabilities at no cost to parents or guardians. It is intended to meet individual needs and enhance strengths. Students and parents are introduced to special education in various ways. Some disabilities can be identified when children are very young. Others are not identified until children show difficulty in regular school programs. Special education programs and services are designed to assure that children with disabilities receive appropriate and equal opportunities for educational growth.

    RELATED SERVICES

    Related services include: speech therapy, audiology, psychological services, physical and occupational therapy, services from the Teacher of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired, services from the Teacher of the Visually Impaired, counseling services, parent counseling and training, school health services and, school social work services.
     
     
     

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Last Modified on October 31, 2017