Director of Special Pupil Services:
Meghan Shelby. Ph.D. (216) 587-6100 ext. 3600
Special Education Supervisors:
Diane Kallos (216) 438-6400 ext. 1641
Courtney Starr (216) 438-6010 ext. 6308
SPS Secretary: Deborah Szalkowski (216) 587-6100 ext. 3601
Preschool Special Education: (216) 438-6030 ext. 5035
5740 Lawn Avenue
Maple Heights, Ohio 44137
(216) 587-6100 ext. 3600 or 3601
Fax: (216) 518-2679
NEWS FOR PARENTS
Interested in becoming a Surrogate Parent? Please see this attached flier for further information, or contact Terri McIntee, State Support Team 3 Family and Community Involvement Specialist at 216-524-3000.
UPCOMING EVENTS FOR FAMILIES
Empowering Families: What to Expect When Your Child Has Physical & Medical Needs
Free Event - November 16, 2017, Westlake Library
Click here for flyer/additional information
EARLY ENTRANCE SCREENING FOR 2017-18
Early Entrance Kindergarten Screening for the 2017-2018 school year will be held on Monday, August 7, 2017. In order to begin this evaluation process, please contact Special Pupil Services at 216.587.6100, ext. 3601 by Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Please leave a message with your name, your child's name and a daytime phone number. Messages will be returned by Wednesday, August 2, 2017 and an appoint for the screening will be scheduled. Evaluations will take place at Abraham Lincoln School, located at 6009 Dunham Road.
*Children who will be 5 years old after September 30, 2017 but no later that December 31, 2017 may qualify for early admission in the 2017-2018 kindergarten program in the public schools if they show a high degree of maturity in areas of social, cognitive, and motor development. During this process, the child will be given a cognitive assessment and should the child's IQ score meet the Early Entrance criteria, then additional evaluation will be scheduled at that time. After all evalucations have been completed, the parent/guardian along with a team of staff will consider all data and determine if the child meets the criteria for Early Entrance.
NEW STABLE ACCOUNT INFORMATION
Click here for information about the new STABLE account that allows individuals with disabilities to save and invest up to $14,000 per year without losing government benefits such as Medicaid or SSI.
NEW! A Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education April 2017
This New Guide replaces Whose IDEA is This? (2012). Download a copy here or call us if you would like us to send you a copy.
CLEVELAND CLINIC MOBILE UNIT
Click here for Parent Letter & Required Forms
SPECIAL OLYMPICS INFORMATION
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