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Educational Support Center
400 E. Lake Mary Blvd.
Sanford, FL 32773-7127
(407) 320-0216

Intellectually Disabled Services


 Intellectually Disabled Services encompass three major areas; mild,
 moderate, and severe.

  MILD:
  Severe deficits in academic learning (reading, math, written language)
  Very limited in self-care, social skills, communication, self-direction, etc.
  Semi-independent self-help

  MODERATE:
  Severe difficulty in learning academics
  Severe limitations in adaptive skills: communication, self-care, safety,
  community, etc.
  Semi-dependent upon adult supervision

  SEVERE:
  Gross deficits in all areas of functioning, including feeding,
  toileting, ambulating, self-help, etc.
  Totally dependent upon adult care
  Severe expressive & receptive language skills


  INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT AND SERVICES

  Students who are intellectually disabled in Seminole County Public Schools
  are provided a free and appropriate education, regardless of the
  severity of the disability, in the least restrictive environment as  
 close to home as possible. Instruction is provided by state certified
 teachers and supported by teacher assistants. Additional supports are
 provided, as needed, by speech pathologists, nurses, occupational 
 therapists, physical therapists, psychologists, social workers,
 adaptive physical education, music, and art teachers in a variety of
 settings and environments. Transportation is also provided to
 and from school.

  Resources with links:
   http://www.aaidd.org/
   http://www.thearc.org/