Special Education Services
KPS SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES
Program services are determined through the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) (birth through age 2) or the Individual Education Plan (IEP) (ages 3-21).
Physical Therapy focuses on optimizing a child's physical skills in the area of movement and stability.
Occupational Therapy addresses skills in the area of fine motor skill development, processing and organizing sensory information and in self-help skills.
Adaptive Physical Education
Adaptive Physical Education provides opportunities for children to engage in structured physical activities that stimulate the development of motor skills through play, movement to music and exercise.
School Psychology Services
School psychology services assist in addressing emotional, cognitive, or developmental concerns relative to a child. This may include providing individual assessments.
Speech-Language Therapy assists children in the development of spoken and written language skills. This may include enhancing articulation or addressing speaking, listening, reading or written language skills.
Visually Impaired Services
A teacher of the visually impaired teaches students compensatory skills which may include reading and writing Braille, using assistive technology devices, and other vision related skills prescribed by the IEP.
Hearing Impaired Services
A teacher of the hearing impaired provides necessary assistance to students who are hearing impaired or deaf. Interpreters assist children in learning through the use of sign language.
Children may receive audiological assessments by a certified audiologist in a sound-proof testing environment.
School buses or vans provide transportation to and from school or from one school to another educational site to those children who qualify through their IEP.
Other services may be provided according to a child's individual educational plan.