Kinds of services your child may get

There are many kinds of special services that can help your child.

Here are some examples:

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  • One-on-one or group sessions with learning specialists

  • A special education teacher working with your child and others in the classroom

  • Therapies like Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy (OT) or Physical Therapy (PT)

  • A plan to help with behavior issues

  • Counseling for coping with social or emotional issues

  • Help with special devices or equipment a child may need

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Here are some examples of Accommodations:

  • a specific placement for your child's desk

  • equipment to help reduce distraction (like headphones)

  • more time to take tests

  • audio or video supports (can read instructions out loud, or take notes by voice recording)

You and the school team will develop a specific plan that describes the services your child needs. Remember, these are just some examples!


Sources: Casey Family Programs, LA DOE