The Department of Pupil Services shall develop and implement programs, procedures, and practices that provide an integrated and inclusive learning community that supports the academic achievement and the social, emotional, and behavioral development of all pupils. Through a continuum of special education programs and practices in collaboration with general education, the Pupil Services Department will provide instructional/related services and resources to prepare each student to realize their potential in accordance with their individual needs and abilities.
These instructional and related services and resources include the following: diagnostic evaluation, specialized instruction, social work/psychological/psychiatric services, physical/occupational therapy, speech/language therapy, guidance/school counseling, nursing/health services, homebound/hospital instruction, and transportation services. The department also provides consultations for students, staff, and families in areas such as autism, assistive/adaptive technology, psychiatric and behavioral therapy, and networking with outside agencies and service providers.
Policies 6430, 6431 and 6432 adopted 1988.
Consolidated into Revised Policy 6430: March 20, 2012