Special education services offered by CCSD 89
Services offered by CCSD 89
Adaptive physical education: Alternative physical education for students involves modifications and/or accommodations to the regular physical education class. Supplemental instruction may take place in a separate class based on a student’s individual needs. The goal is for students with special needs to remain in the regular physical education class.
Occupational therapy: A special education related service which is usually focused upon the development of a student’s fine motor skills, sensory processing and/or the identification of adapted ways of accomplishing activities of daily living when a student’s disabilities limit him/her from doing those tasks in typical ways.
Physical therapy: A special education related services which provides instructional support and treatment of physical disabilities. Services are delivered by a trained physical therapist, under a doctor’s prescription, to help the student remediate gross motor skills and improve the use of bones, muscles, joints, and nerves.
Speech/language therapy: A special education related service, which provides remediation of speech disorders, such as stuttering, misarticulation, as well as delays/deficits in receptive, expressive and/or pragmatic language development.
Social work: A special education related service, which includes counseling support for a variety of educationally related social/emotional concerns and opportunities for social-skills training and behavioral support.
Hearing itinerant service: A special education service which addresses educationally relevant needs associated with a significant hearing impairment.
Vision itinerant service: A special education service which addresses educationally relevant needs associated with a significant vision impairment.
Notice of Procedural Safeguards
As the parent of a student or adult student with a disability who is receiving, or maybe eligible to receive, special education and related service, you have rights which are safeguarded by state and federal law. The rights to which you are entitled are contained within the Notice of Procedural Safeguards for Parents/Guardians of Students with Disabilities. A full explanation of these rights is available from Community Consolidated School District 89. Please review the Procedural Safeguards document and carefully and contact the district if you have questions or need additional clarification regarding your student's servies or the procedural safeguards available to you.