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SPECIAL EDUCATION


Special education, for students ages 3 to 21, is guided by federal and state requirements. The federal requirements are referred to as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The state requirements are referred to as the Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities (Ohio Operating Standards).
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The Amanda Clearcreek Local School District is committed to high-quality education programs whereby all students are empowered to reach their individual potential, respect and value themselves and others, and become life-long learners.

GATEWAY TO SUCCESS PROGRAM

The Gateway to Success program aims to help Fairfield County high school students with disabilities who may be considering, or could benefit from, college or additional training after their high school graduation information.

CHILD FIND
The Amanda-Clearcreek Local Schools is committed to the location, identification and provision of a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE), for all children between the ages of 3 and 22, having disabilities. Location and referral of such persons (Child Find) may be initiated by any individual with knowledge of the child and suspecting that the child may have a disability.

Please contact Lora Lowe, Special Education Supervisor at 740-969-7289 with any questions, concerns, or names for student referral within the Amanda-Clearcreek School District.

OHIO'S OPERATING STANDARDS AND MOST REQUESTED SPECIAL EDUCATION FORMS
Ohio Special Education Operating Standards
Ohio's Extended Standards with Learning Progressions
Ohio Extended Content Standards Language Arts
Ohio Extended Content Standards Math
Ohio Extended Content Standards Science
Ohio Extended Standards Social Studies
A Parent's Guide in Special Education
Contact
Lora Lowe
llowe@amanda.k12.oh.us
Special Education Supervisor
328 East Main Street
Amanda, Ohio  43102
P: 740-969-7289
F: 740-969-7672
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