The Sebring Local Special Education Office offers a variety of services to students. The office oversees programs and related services for students with disabilities. The office sets up meetings to review Evaluation Team Reports (ETRs), Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and 504 plans. This office also collaborates with Intervention Assistance Teams to provide a variety of interventions to students at varying levels of performance.
Special Education Director
225 East Indiana Avenue
Sebring, Ohio 44672
Phone: 330-938-2963 Fax: 330-938-4702
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a federal law that provides children and youth with disabilities a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE). The Sebring Local School District provides a continuum of special education programs and services for students from their 3rd birthday to their 22nd birthday.
Child Find is the process of identifying, locating and evaluating all children from age three to twenty-one who may have a disability and be in need of special education and related services, regardless of the severity of the disability. The district seeks to identify, through child find, all children in the Sebring Local School District who attend a public or non-public school in the district or who are homeless or wards of the state who may be in need of special education and related services.
A child with a disability is a child having a cognitive disability (e.g. mental retardation), hearing impairment (including deafness), visual impairment (including blindness), a speech or language impairment, an emotional disturbance, an orthopedic impairment, Autism, traumatic brain injury, other health impairment, specific learning disability, deaf-blindness, or multiple disabilities. Developmental disability is an additional category used for preschoolers only.
Parents, relatives, public and private agency employees, and concerned citizens are asked to help the Sebring Local School District find any child who may have a disability and need special education and related services. If you are aware of a child who may have special needs, please notify
Robert Clunen, Special Education Director