There are many disabilities which can impact a student’s ability to access their education. According to www.kidsdata.org, in 2005, the breakdown for disabilities for which student’s were receiving special education services included:
|Hard of Hearing||1.4%|
|Other Health Impairment||10.6%|
|Speech or Language Impairment||22.3%|
|Traumatic Brain Injury||0.2%|
The most commonly provided special education service is extra academic support. Other services include speech and language services, physical and occupational therapy, and psychological and counseling services. The schools also provide older students with the transition to adulthood.