Special Education

Spring-Ford Area School District also offers Learning Support programs (for students with delays in reading and/or math which are significant enough to impact their regular grade level performance), Autistic Support and Emotional Support programs. Speech and Language Support is available in all district schools. Spring-Ford has access to the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit, Approved Private Schools, and other local school districts for additional programs, if needed.

Upcoming Events: The Early Intervention Journey, February 5, 2019


Parental Rights & Information

Name Created Action
FERPA.pdf
Notice to Parents and Eligible Students Who Reside in the Spring-Ford Area School District: Notice of rights Under FERPA for Elementary and Secondary Students in SFASD
7/21/2011
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.pdf
Notice to Parents of Children Who Reside in Spring-Ford Area School District: Programs for Eligible or Protected Handicapped Students
7/21/2011
Notice of Parental Rights for Gifted Students.pdf
The updated Notice of Parental Rights for Gifted Students as of July 2014.
9/10/2014




Annual Public Notice of Special Education Services and Gifted Services

Name

Annual Public Notice of Special Education Services and Programs
This file contains the Annual Public Notice detailing how a student qualifies for special education and gifted services, programs available, the screening process, evaluation process, rights and protections of parents and confidentiality.

Notice of Parental Rights for Gifted Students.pdf
Notice of Parental Rights for Gifted Students outlines the provisions and due process rights that apply to gifted students. Updated in 2014.

Directions for Accessing the IEP on Skyward

Gifted Education

Name Created Action
Gifted Education Frequently Asked Questions 2014.pdf
This resource from PDE contains answers to frequently asked questions.
9/11/2014
Gifted Program Guidelines 2014.pdf
This 59 page document includes all of the state regulations for gifted education.
9/11/2014
Notice of Parental Rights for Gifted Students.pdf 9/10/2014
SFASD_Acceleration_Parent_Staff Information_9_4_14.pdf
This document contains the guidelines and application forms for subject and grade acceleration.
9/4/2014

Special Channel

The Special Channel:
Spring-Ford is offering a parent group, called The Special Channel, for parents of students who receive special education services. The group was developed several years ago to help parents understand special education laws and how they apply to the education of their children. The Special Channel has scheduled meetings during the school year.

Special Education Plan Report

Special Education Policies

Helpful Links

CONTACT INFORMATION

Katie Davis
Supervisor of Special Education, Grades 7-9

David Krakower
Supervisor of Special Education, Grades 10-12

Christine Raber
Supervisor of Special Education, Grades 4-6

Amy Hiller
Supervisor of Special Education, Grades K-3

PARENT GROUPS AND SUPPORT

The Special Channel:
Spring-Ford is offering a parent group, called The Special Channel, for parents of students who receive special education services. The group was developed several years ago to help parents understand special education laws and how they apply to the education of their children. The Special Channel has scheduled meetings during the school year.


Gifted Education

Academically Talented:
Spring-Ford Area School District offers programs for the Academically Talented at all levels.