• TITLE VI-B Public Participation
    There will be a public hearing on Monday, August 1st, at 5:55 p.m. at the Willis Education Building to discuss Delaware City School District budgeting and expenditure of Title VI-B flow-thru funds (IDEA Part B Funds) for the 2022-2023 school year.

    Should you have comments, suggestions or concerns relating to the budgeting, planning, and expenditure of Title VI-B funds, you may attend the hearing or contact Angie Mawhinney, Director of Special Education, at 740-833-1129 or by email at macwhian@delawarecityschools.net

    Federal Special Education Funding - IDEA

    Delaware City Schools will make application to the Ohio Department of Education for financial assistance to help educate preschool and school age children with disabilities for the 2022-2023 school year. These funds are made available through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (PL 108-446).

    Public Input into the expenditure of these funds is encouraged. Inquiries and comments should be addressed to:
       Delaware City Schools
       74 W. William St. 
       Delaware, OH 43015
       Phone: 740-833-1129
       macwhian@delawarecityschools.net

    Child Find

    Each year school districts throughout Ohio participate in an effort to identify, locate and evaluate all children with disabilities, birth through 21; for age birth to 3, an established condition known to result in delay or documented developmental delay; for ages 3 through 21, identification of one or more of the following conditions: Autism Spectrum  Disorder, developmental disability, deaf-blindness, hearing impairment-including deafness, intellectual disability, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, other health impairment, emotional disturbance, specific learning disability, speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury and/or visual impairment- including blindness.  Parents are not always aware that there are programs and services available for children identified with a disability.

    If you know of a child who may have one or more of the above suspected disabilities, including preschool age children, please contact the Special Education Office at 740-833-1100
     
     
    Who may receive special education services?
    • Preschool children (ages 3-5) who have been identified as having moderate to severe developmental delays in the areas of communication, motor, adaptive behavior, social-emotional, vision, hearing, or cognitive skills.
    • School-age children (6-21) who have been identified as having one of the following disability conditions:
      • Autism
      • Intellectual Disability
      • Deaf-Blindness
      • Deafness
      • Emotional Disturbance
      • Hearing Impairment
      • Multiple Disabilities
      • Orthopedic Impairment
      • Other Health Impairment
      • Specific Learning Disability
      • Speech or Language Impairment
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Visual Impairment

    Where are special education services provided?
     
    Services are provided in the Least Restrictive Environment. This means that children are educated in the regular educational environment to the greatest extent possible. The following list of educational settings is in order from the least restrictive environment to the most restrictive environment:
    • General Education Classroom
    • Supplemental Instruction
    • Special Education Classroom
    • Private School Placement
    • Home Instruction
      Hospital


    What related services are provided to students with disabilities?

     
    Based on the child's needs, the following support services are available:
    • Adaptive Physical Education
    • Aide Services
    • Audiological Services
    • Interpreter Services
    • Nursing Services
    • Occupational Therapy Services
    • Orientation and Mobility Services
    • Physical Therapy Services
    • Speech and Language Services
    • Teacher of the Visually Impaired
    • Transportation
     

    If you know a child who may have a disability and is not receiving educational services, please contact the District Administration Office at 740-833-1129 or email macwhian@delawarecityschools.net.