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Special Education

Special Education serves students with disabilities and special needs, as well as their families. Students who qualify receive specially designed instruction either in our Resource Room or with support in their general education classroom.

View these LWSD websites:

Special needs parent groups

Groups of parents in the district who are dedicated to the successful education of children with special needs.

Child Find

District program that locates, evaluates and provides services for school age children who may have a disability.

Special Education Guide

A rich resource for parents/guardians of special needs students in the district.

Special education terms and definitions

What is an IEP? What does SDI and LRE mean? Get explanations of commonly used words and phrases in the special education program.

Local resources

Information about local organizations that offer assistance to individuals with disabilities and their families. These local resources provide access to support groups, training for parents, networking opportunities and referral services.

National resources

Web site links and contact information for national organizations that offer resources and information about special education laws, advocacy, research and services.

Online Support Groups

Get support and information for yourself and your child by e-mail.