/Special Programs
Special Programs 2017-12-28T10:44:32+00:00
  • Silver Falls School District offers a wide range of special education services designed to meet individual student needs. Services are provided by teachers qualified to teach in the area of disability or by general education teachers in consultation with the specialist.

    Each school in the district offers a variety of programs to support students who are on Individual Education Plans. Some programs and services are provided in partnership with Willamette Education Service District Regional Programs and Services.

    Special education services may include a combination of the following:

    • Evaluation
    • Consultation
    • Specially designed instruction
    • Accommodations or modifications to the curriculum
    • Speech and language therapy
    • Physical and occupational therapy
    • Augmentative communication
    • Autism services
    • Vision services
    • Hearing services

     

    These services may be provided in any of the following settings or
    combinations of settings:

    • School site
    • General education classroom
    • Learning resource center
    • Structured learning program
    • Basic skills class
    • Functional skills class
    • Transition program

     

    The Silver Falls School District complies with all federal and state
    regulations regarding the process and procedures for special education
    compliance.

    Eligibility

    Silver Falls School District offers a continuum of services to students,
    preschool through age 21. These services are provided in the least
    restrictive environment as required in Federal and State law.

    The District supports students who are eligible for specially designed
    instruction in these areas:

    • Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Communication Disorders
    • Hearing Impairment
    • Emotional Disturbance
    • Intellectual Disability
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Other Health Impairment
    • Orthopedic Impairment
    • Specific Learning Disability

     

    Procedural Safeguards

    Procedural Safeguards Notice: Parent Rights for Special Education

    Procedural Safeguards Notice: Parent Rights for Special Education – Spanish

    Procedural Safeguards Notice: Parent Rights for Special Education – Russian

    Parent Advocacy

    FACT Oregon: Empowering Families Experiencing Disability

    For additional information contact Dr. Linda Brown, Director of Special
    Services, 503-873-5303, brown_linda@silverfalls.k12.or.us

  • Oregon Department of Education 504 Manual

    For additional information contact Dana Pedersen, Director of Special
    Services, 503-873-5303, pedersen_dana@silverfalls.k12.or.us

  • Center on Brain Injury Research and Training

    http://cbirt.org/

    Jennifer Bingham, Oregon Traumatic Brain Injury Specialist

    bingham_jennifer@silverfalls.k12.or.us

    For additional information contact Dana Pedersen, Director of Special
    Services, 503-873-5303, pedersen_dana@silverfalls.k12.or.us