How is eligibility for Special Education determined?

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Students are assessed in all areas of suspected disability. Written parental consent must be obtained prior to an assessment. Students receiving Special Education and any related services must meet the criteria under one of the following categories for Special Education eligibility: 
-Emotional Disturbance 
-Visual Impairments including blindness 
-Intellectual Disability 
-Orthopedic Impairment 
-Other Health Impairment 
-Specific Learning Disability 
-Speech and Language Impairment 
-Traumatic Brain Injury 
-Multiple Disabilities 
-Hard of Hearing