South Bend Community schools believe that all students can learn, but the path to excellence is different for each child. This is particularly true of the children who come to us with special needs.

Several programs provide the help these children need to make the most of their educational experiences and reach their full potential. Children with mental, physical and emotional handicaps as well as learning disabilities receive support from Special Education Services.

Services are offered for pre-school through 12th grade and in some cases, to age 22. Support for each learner is grounded in the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP), and may range from assistance in the general education classroom, to direct instruction in special education classes.


Special Education Procedure Manual

Table of Contents

Transportation Form

Street Lookup


Indiana IEP Online Manual

Instructions for completing IEPs using the IIEP system

Download Taking the Next Step Manual

 

SAVE THE DATE!!

Back To School University

July 31-August 3

Watch this space for more information...


ISTAR Part 2 Dates

April 10-May 12

ALL IEPS must be completed, checked and submitted downtown by May 12.

Indiana Parent Survey


Ross Green videos:

Lives in the Balance


A.S.K. MiniPoster

About Special Kids (ASK), Indiana’s parent-to-parent organization, has created a new handout/mini poster for students and families, complete with clickable links to more than a dozen agencies to help families with the transition process.

(reposted with permission)

IEP Date Chart:

Student's birth month

Beginning/ending dates for IEP

September

9/30/2016->9/30/2017

October

10/31/2016->10/31/2017

November

11/30/2016->11/30/2017

December

12/31/2016->12/31/2017

January

1/31/2017->1/31/2018

February

2/28/2017->2/28/2018

March

3/31/2017->3/31/2018

April

4/30/2017->4/30/2018

May, June, July, August

7/1/2018->7/1/2018

ESY dates for Summer 2017 will be July 10 to July 28. The daily schedule is Monday - Thursday 8:30 - 11:30.

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