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Nebo School District Special Education Preschool

What is Special Education Preschool?

The Nebo District Special Education program provides services for students ages 3 to 5 years old who are found to have a disability under the Federal IDEA law.

Services

Services available depend on the needs of the student but can include: speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, vision therapy, and early intervention therapy.

Placement options

Possible placement options for special services include:

  • Regular Education Preschool (including Title 1 and Headstart)
  • Homebound Services (for medically fragile students)
  • Special Education Classroom
  • Special School
  • Internet/Consultation Services

How Is a Child Determined to Have a Disability?

Comprehensive testing is conducted at no cost to the parents, when there are concerns in one or more of the following areas:

  • Cognitive Development
  • Physical/Motor Development
  • Language/Speech Development
  • Social/Emotional Development
  • Self-Help Skills/Adaptive Behavior

Qualification

The child may qualify for Special Education services if he or she scores at below the 7th percentile in one or more of the above categories.

Action

  • Parents can call Summit Center 801-489-3021 to schedule a hearing/vision screening and complete a referral for an assessment for special education services.


A young child is no longer simply a child: he or she is a preschooler, poised at the starting gate in the race of life.

- - Neil Kurshan

District Level Specialist : Laura Puntsag
Preschool Specialist: Michelle Fabis

Preschool Questions: 801-489-3021


Preschool students at Sage Creek Elementary get a chance to interact with some horned toads during an Extended School Year (ESY) class