Special Education Services

ISD 2142 Special Education Services provides inclusive and comprehensive educational programs for students with disabilities from birth through 21 years of age, as required by law.  Each student who receives special education services must meet State of Minnesota mandated eligibility criteria, and have an Individual Education Program (IEP) which describes the student’s present level of performance, special education needs, goals, objectives, and services. Most students receive services in their neighborhood school and in a regular class setting with peers, when appropriate.

Students can receive services in the following disability categories: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Deaf-Blind, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Emotional or Behavioral Disorders, Developmental Cognitive Disability, Developmental Delay, Other Health Disabilities, Physically Impaired, Severely Multiply Impaired, Specific Learning Disability, Speech or Language Impairments, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Visually Impaired. 

If you would like more information on what ISD 2142 Special Education has to offer, please contact your local school principal. ISD 2142 is also associated with The Northland Learning Center Special Education Services which is comprised of 11 cooperating independent school districts and one private residential school. It’s held together by a philosophical agreement that children with disabilities in a semi-rural area are better served by a group of agencies which share resources.

National Center for Learning Disabilities