Special Education Instruction
Meeting the unique needs of our students with disabilities.
Special Education Update NewsletterInformation and upcoming events for both staff and parents.
Adapted Curriculum, PreK-12
Special education services are provided for students with low-incidence disabilities of autism, intellectual disabilities, severe intellectual disabilities, and physical disabilities.
Adapted Physical Education Services
Adapted physical education modifies the physical education curriculum to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Program
A structured approach allows us to have flexibility to meet each student's needs and emphasizes teaching in the natural environment.
Assessment Options for Students with Disabilities
Students with disabilities have several options for participating in the regular state accountability assessments.
Assistive Technology Services (ATS)
Every school has a resource teacher who works with school teams to incorporate assistive technology for students with disabilities.
Behavior Intervention Services
Providing comprehensive behavior intervention and support to meet the needs of a broad range of students. Includes Guidelines on the Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion.
Career and Transition Services
Career and Transition Services supports students as they prepare to transition to a variety of postsecondary options.
Extended School Year (ESY) Services
Special education and related services provided beyond the normal school year for the purpose of providing a free, appropriate public education (FAPE).
High Incidence Disabilities Team, K-12
Supporting schools through a variety of models, including trainings, in-services, workshops, facilitating team meetings, and individual coaching.
Medicaid Reimbursement Program
FCPS can bill Medicaid for services provided to Medicaid- and FAMIS-eligible disabled students.
Occupational Therapy Services
Occupational therapists work to address a student's ability to access and participate in school activities.
Physical Therapy Services
Our physical therapists work to assure that students in special education benefit from their educational programs.
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
PBIS offers research-based, school-wide, and classroom discipline systems to benefit all students.
Special Education Procedural Support
The Office of Special Education Procedural Support is dedicated to providing responsive, student-centered, collaborative guidance and leadership related to the implementation of and compliance with federal, state, and local regulations as they pertain to special education.
Services for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
We serve students ages 2-22 who require specialized instruction and support with a variety of visual impairments.
Services for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Educational services for hearing-impaired students are provided through itinerant services and site-based programs to eligible students.
Speech and Language Services
Speech and language pathologists help develop effective communication skills so that students may participate in school.
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Advisory Committee for Students with Disabilities (ACSD)
View the committee purpose, charge, and upcoming meeting dates.Advisory Committee for Students with Disabilities (ACSD)
School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)
View the committee purpose, charge, and upcoming meeting dates.School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)