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Special Education

Special Programs

  Exceptional children enrolled in HUSD receive a continuum of services, preschool-12, that meet federal guidelines for the Least Restrictive Environment. Certified teachers, school psychologists, speech/language, physical and occupational therapists serve students as outlined in their individual education program (IEP).  Additionally, our staff works with families and other agencies to create environments that help students with disabilities discover their unique abilities and succeed in their adult lives.
  • Educate all students to the extent appropriate within the general education environment.All students are general education students first.
  • Identify, assess, and diagnose the individual needs of children with disabilities in the educational setting.
  • Provide adaptations and interventions to children with disabilities in order to attain optimum learning.
  • Help children receiving special education services learn the academic, behavioral, social, pre-vocational and vocational skills necessary to live as independently and successfully as possible.