Special Education Eligibility
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) defines 13 disabilities under which children ages 3 - 21 years old may be eligible to receive special education services.
Other Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
Speech or Language Impairment
Traumatic Brain Injury
Infants and toddlers under three years of age may be eligible to receive early intervention services if diagnostic instruments and procedures indicate they are delayed in one or more of the following areas:
Social or Emotional Development
If a student does not meet the special education eligibility requirement, (i.e. the student's disability did not significantly affecting the student's ability to learn) a student may qualify for services or accommodations under Section 504. Students who qualify under Section 504 are not required to have a written IEP document; however, there may be a written 504 plan.