Caswell County Schools
Exceptional Children Department
Special Education and Related Services
Caswell County Schools provides special education and related services according to the federal mandates of the Individual with Disabilities Education Act and the regulations of the North Carolina Public School Law, Article 9.
Caswell County Schools Exceptional Children Department serves over 450 students with special needs, ages 3- 21. The school system provides a continuum of service to meet individual student needs. Whenever possible, students are served in schools in their base attendance area with support from special education and related services and/or building modifications.
For students who require a separate setting or more intensive services in order to benefit from their special education, programs may be clustered centrally but continue to be based on school campuses that house age appropriate peers.
The Public Schools of North Carolina, Exceptional Children Division provides local units with detailed policies for the delivery of special education services. These rules and regulations are detailed in Policies Governing Services for Children With Disabilities, Amended June 2010 from the Department of Public Instruction. Services are provided under the following categorical designations:
- Developmentally Delayed
- Hearing Impaired
- Intellectual Disability--Mild
- Intellectual Disability--Moderate
- Intellectual Disability--Severe
- Multiple Disabilities
- Other Health Impaired
- Orthopedically Impaired
- Speech or Language Impairment
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Visual Impairment