Special Education Instruction
Meeting the unique needs of our students with disabilities.
Special Education Update NewsletterInformation and upcoming events for both staff and parents.
Accommodations and Modifications
Information to assist school teams in determining if provided supports should be considered an accommodation or a modification.
Adapted Curriculum, PreK-12
Supporting school teams working with students with disabilities who are accessing an adapted curriculum based on the aligned standards of learning.
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
Supporting the special education instruction of students with autism and related disorders through the use of principles of ABA.
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 devices, software, or equipment used by individuals with disabilities in order to perform functions that might otherwise be difficult or impossible.
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.
Forms Related to Special Education
Forms related to the eligibility process, the reevaluation process, and the Individualized Education Program (IEP). Additional forms related to the special education process are also included here.
High Incidence Disabilities Team, K-12
Supporting schools through a variety of models, including trainings, in-services, workshops, facilitating team meetings, and individual coaching.
Inclusion embodies the values and practices that support the right of every student, regardless of ability, to access and participate in their school and community.
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.
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.
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.
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)