The Special Education Department of the School Operations Unit caters to the needs of children who are experiencing difficulties at school. The department adheres to the mission and vision of the Ministry of Education to provide all citizens with quality education and training to facilitate individual well-being and national development.
The department seeks to provide services that will help ALL children and youth to succeed academically, socially, and emotionally. The department engages in robust assessment in the areas of speech and language, educational and psychological evaluations; and intervention is provided when the need is identified. These services are provided within the department by a speech and language therapist, a clinical psychologist and an educational assessment specialist.
The Special education department collaborates with educators, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students that strengthen connections between home and school. Ongoing training is facilitated by the department to enhance this collaboration.
Special Education Resources