Special Education

Special Education 

The Stevenson-Carson School District provides all special education and related services through the Educational Service District 112 (See ESA website for additional information at http://web3.esd112.org/specialized-services-birth-21/special-education-esa).  Special education is provided for students with an active Individualized Education Plan (IEP) with an identified disability.  Special education includes services such as specialized academic instruction, speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing, and transportation as appropriate.  Services are provided for students from 3 to 21 years of age who qualify. 

            In order to qualify for special education, students must be assessed by the school psychologist after the school has attempted a series of interventions.  The team will determine if your child has a disabling condition under the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) such as Specific Learning Disability (dyslexia), Intellectual Disability, Autism, etc.  If your child is having difficulties in school due and you believe it is due to a permanent disability, please contact your school site’s principal to set up a pre-referral meeting. 

The Special Education program is staffed with the following personnel:

  • 1.5 Elementary Special Education Teachers

  • 3 Middle/High School Special Education Teachers

  • 1 Preschool Teacher

  • 12 Para-educators

  • 2.75 Speech Therapists

  • .8 School Psychologist

  • Occupational Therapist

  • Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

  • Physical Therapist

  • Assistant Director, Special Education

            If you are unable to satisfactorily resolve your concerns, please contact Stevenson Carson School District Office and ask to be connected to the Special Education Administrator assigned to our district at 509-427-5674.


Additional links:

Washington State Parent and Student Rights - http://www.k12.wa.us/SpecialEd/Families/Rights.aspx

Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Special Education Main Page - http://www.k12.wa.us/SpecialEd/default.aspx

National Association of School Psychologists –Family Resource Page


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