Bellmawr School District
SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
A wide variety of special education programs are available for students between the ages of 3 and 21 who require specialized instruction and/or related services such as speech/language services, occupational therapy and physical therapy in order to meet their educational needs. Educational program options include: instruction in a regular class with all the necessary and appropriate supports, supplemental instruction, resource center programs, special class programs within the school district, special education programs in out-of-district public or private schools, and individual instruction at home or in other appropriate approved state facilities.
PRESCHOOL DISABLED PROGRAM
The Preschool Disabled Program provides appropriate educational experiences for youngsters between the ages of 3 and 5 who experience developmental delays in the areas of speech and language, motor development, cognition and/or social/emotional functioning. The school district offers an educational program and related services such as occupational, physical and speech/language therapy as needed. The children are placed according to individual needs and developmental levels and mainstreaming opportunities are available. In the preschool programs, children are encouraged to explore new materials, develop emerging skills, and interact in a social setting following the creative curriculum program.
If you have any questions please contact Patricia Bartley, Director of Special Services at 931-6305 ext. 1308