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Special Education Department

Special Education Department

Karen Cigrang
Interim Special Education Director
2011 Timber Lane
 Dayton, OH 45414
 (937) 275-7469 x4222

[email protected]
Belinda Napier
Special Education Secretary
[email protected]

Northridge Local School District and all Ohio Districts are required to locate, evaluate and identify children with disabilities ages 3-21 years of age who may be in need of special education services as defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. (IDEIA).

For preschoolers and school-age children, a disability includes: autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability,deaf-blindness, deafness, emotional disturbance, hearing impairment, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, visual impairment and developmental delay (preschool  only).

Northridge Local Schools ensures that a free appropriate public education (FAPE) is made available to all children with disabilities between the ages of three and twenty- one.  Services include inclusion classrooms, individual/small group instruction, resource rooms, and special classes.
Related services such as occupational therapy, adapted physical education, physical therapy, speech/language therapy and interpreter services are available based on the student's IEP.
If you suspect your child has a disability, please contact your child’s Teacher, then Building Administrator or the Office of Special Education (937) 275-7469 x4222.

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