Overview/Process

  • AA-SECAC Meeting
    Join SECAC in December for guest presenter Carol Quirk, Ed.D, Evolving Trends in Inclusion  
    12/8/22 at 6:30 pm

    Please join us in-person:
    Board of Education
    2644 Riva Rd., Annapolis, MD 21401   

    To attend virtually, please email SECAC to request a link: info@aasecac.org
     
       
     

    Overview of the Recovery/Compensatory Service Process for students with IEPs in Anne Arundel County Public Schools

    Recovery/Compensatory Services Brochure

    English: https://youtu.be/gH5iazJkIGo

    Spanish: https://youtu.be/3J-vWNRM

     
    The presentation “Let’s Talk Twice Exceptional” by Julie Skolnick is available at the link Let's Talk Twice Exceptional by Julie Skolnick.


    Overview/Process

    Eligibility

    Children with disabilities from birth to age 21 may be eligible for special education. Federal law defines “children with disabilities” as having any of the following types of disabilities.

    • Autism
    • Deaf-blindness
    • Deafness
    • Developmental Delay
    • Emotional Disability
    • Hearing Impairment
    • Intellectual Disability
    • Multiple Disabilities
    • Orthopedic Impairment
    • Other Health Impairment
    • Specific Learning Disability
    • Speech or Language Impairment
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Visual Impairment (including blindness)

    Definition

    Special Education means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability.  Special Education can include:

    • Specialized Instruction
    • Instruction in physical education
    • Vocational Education
    • Speech/Language Services
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Assistive Technology
    • Counseling

    NOTE: AACPS assures full educational opportunities by providing free and appropriate educational programs and related services for students with disabilities. “At no cost” means that all specially designed instruction is provided without charge, but does not preclude incidental fees which are normally charged to non-disabled students or their parents as part of the regular education program.

Contacts

  • AACPS - Special Education

    Sonya McElroy
    Director, Birth-5 Programs, Special Services and Nonpublic Placement
    smcelroy@AACPS.org 
    410-424-3268

    Diane McGowan
    Director, Specially Designed Instruction and Compliance
    djmcgowan@aacps.org
    410-222-5410

     

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