Department of Special Education Overview
The Department of Special Education at Maine Township High School District 207 provides a full continuum of services for students found eligible to receive special education services. We are committed to provide a supportive environment in which our students with special needs can develop academic, social, emotional, vocational, and life skills. The department offers a full continuum of services and placements from support in the general education environment to specialized instructional courses, and/or related services. A significant goal of the Special Education Department is to assist students in becoming independent effective self-advocates.
Maine Township High School District 207 coordinates and maintains specific procedures for referral, placement, and program development. Support and services for all students are provided as outlined within a student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
Students may qualify for special education services under the following categories:
*The view the Illinois State Board of Education definitions of the following disability areas click here
Students found eligible for Special Education are serviced within a variety of settings. Services and Placement is determined through a multi-disciplinary conference based on the student’s individual needs. Educational Services and placements may include: