The term "Special Education"
means specifically designed instruction to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability.
The Nadaburg Unified School District is committed to quality services for students
with disabilities. This commitment is based on the beliefs that special
education is a service and not a place. We also recognize services for
students with disabilities are individually determined based on
identified needs throughout the school day. Placement for services is
not based on a student’s disability condition or “label," rather
services are determined based on the students needs. Access to and
progress in the general curriculum is the primary instructional goal for
all services, thus IEPs are crafted within a standards-based framework
for all students with a disability.
regarding the provision of services including the location or setting is
made by an IEP team of concerned stakeholders and follows a specific
sequence that begins with a consideration of the student’s curricular
needs followed by a consideration of the students type and level of
This sequence of decisions follows the
Least Restrictive Environment provision of the Individuals with
Disabilities Education Act and ensures that all options are carefully
considered and students are properly placed.
- Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities
- Social Communication and Resource Services
- Social Behavioral Skills
- Assistive Technology (AT)
- Occupational and Physical Therapy (OT/PT)
- Speech and Language Services