New Foundations is committed to providing a continuum of services that offers students with disabilities the opportunity to access the general curriculum of the school in the least restrictive environment. Services are designed in alignment with CHILD FIND, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 04) and state law (Chapter 14) to meet the needs of New Foundations Charter School students with disabilities. These services are provided at no cost to students who qualify.
The Special Education Department is committed to supporting the delivery of specially designed instructional strategies and related services as prescribed on an identified students Individualized Education Plan (IEP) with an emphasis on increasing opportunities for students with disabilities to learn and grow with non-disabled peers.
A student must be evaluated and identified as having a disability and in need of specially designed instructional strategies by a Multidisciplinary Evaluation (MDE) to be eligible for special education programs and related services.
|Disability Categories |
|Autism/Pervasive Developmental Disorder|
|Hearing Impairment including Deafness|
|Other Health Impairments|
|Specific Learning Disabilities|
|Speech and Language Impairments|
|Traumatic Brain Injury|
|Vision Impairment including Blindness|
|Examples of Related Services|
|Orientation and Mobility|
|Speech and Language|
|Any additional questions regarding special education resources please reach out to our Director of Special Education, Mr. Christian Laurence, at firstname.lastname@example.org.|