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Student Support Services

Student Support Services (SSS) implements services and programs including preschool and special education. We support and serve students and families with a wide range of educational professionals, including: highly qualified teachers, nurses, programspecialists, counselors, psychologists, speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, para-educators, principals, and other management and clerical support staff.

Our department manages and supports the following services:

Foster Family and Homeless Child Liaison
School Attendance Review Board
Special Education Services:

  • Resource Specialist Program
  • Special Day Class
  • Pre-School Program
  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Speech/Language Services
  • Non-Public Schools and Agencies

Section 504 - Monitoring
Psychological Services
Special Education Student Records
Special Education Busing
Student Expulsions

What is Special Education?

Special Education is specialized instruction provided for children from birth to age 22 who qualify according to the laws and regulations outlined by the state and federal government. A student may qualify for special education services as an individual with special needs in one of thirteen areas identified by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). These are:

  • Hard of hearing
  • Deaf
  • Deaf-blind
  • Visually impaired
  • Speech-language impaired
  • Specific learning disability
  • Multiple handicapped
  • Orthopedically impaired
  • Other health impaired
  • Mentally retarded
  • Emotionally disturbed
  • Autism
  • Traumatic brain injury

Scott Brewer
Director, Student Support Services

Cathy Eichner
Administrative Assistant
661.722.0716 ext. 44999