Special Education Program
Special education services are available to all eligible children in the Mt. Healthy City School District. One of the salient aspects in determining the placement of a student is the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE), through which all students with disabilities are included in regular education programming as much as possible, based on the individual needs of the student as determined at the IEP meeting.
Based on this concept, every effort is made to provide educational services to students with disabilities in their home schools with their typically developing peers. If a more restrictive setting is needed, it could be necessary to transfer a student to another building or to a program outside of the district. To receive special education services, a student must be evaluated and qualify for any of the following categories defined by the federal government:
Multiple Disabilities (MD)
Emotional Disturbance (ED)
Cognitive Disabilities (CD)
Specific Learning Disabled (SLD)
Visual Impairment (VI)
Preschool With A Disability (PD)
Speech or Language Impairment (SI)
Orthopedic Impairment (OH)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Other Health Impaired (OHI)
The elementary buildings have overlapping yet different special education service components based on the needs of the students and the resources of the building. All elementary buildings provide services to students with disabilities in the regular classroom but not all services are available in every school. To read more, please visit the Special Education page on the MTHCS website.