South Bend Community School Corporation believes that all students can learn, but the path to excellence is different for each student. This is particularly true of the students who come to us with special needs.

Special education programming provides the support these students require to access their Free and Appropriate Public Education, and reach their full potential. Services are offered for eligible students aged preschool through 12th grade, and in some cases, to age 22, in their least restrictive environment.

School staff work collaboratively with families and community agencies to support each learner, as identified in his/her Individualized Educational Plan (IEP). This support looks different for every student, and may range from consultation and support 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


Indiana Parent Survey


NEW! Mileage Form has been redone!

Click Special Ed Home on the green menubar above, and slide down to Mileage Software.

 

Transition to LINK

Access to IIEP will be changing on March 5

Update your bookmarks, and try it out now!!


IEP Completion

Special Ed Staff may begin completing Summer IEPs now.

ALL IEPS MUST BE FINALIZED

and turned in downtown by May 7.


1% Participation Guidance


Coronovirus Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Writing Covid Provisions in the IEP


Special Education Calendar

Click on each event for more details

 

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

9/30/2020->9/30/2021

October

10/31/2020->10/31/2021

November

11/30/2020->11/30/2021

December

12/31/2020->12/31/2021

January

1/31/2021->1/31/2022

February

2/28/2021->2/28/2022

March

3/31/2021->3/31/2022

April

4/30/2021->4/30/2022

May, June, July, August

7/1/2021->7/1/2022

ESY dates for Summer 2021: 6/14 through 7/2

The ESY daily schedule is Monday - Thursday 8:30 - 11:30.

ESY will be In Person this year. Location to be determined.