Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Services
Special Education means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parent, to meet the unique needs of child with a disability.
Specially designed instruction means adapting, as appropriate, the content, methodology or delivery of instruction to address the unique needs of a child with a disability to ensure access of the child to the general curriculum, so that he or she can meet the educational standards of the public agency that apply to all children.
Related services are such developmental, corrective and other supportive services as required to assist the child to benefit from special education and include:
- Counseling services
- Early identification and assessment of disabilities in children
- Medical services (for evaluation purposes)
- Occupational therapy
- Orientation and mobility services
- Parent counseling and training
- Physical therapy
- Psychological services
- Rehabilitation counseling services
- School health services
- Social work services
- Speech-language pathology