Special Education

The Penn-Trafford School District provides a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) to exceptional learners. To qualify as an exceptional learner, the child must be of school age, in need of specially designed instruction and meet eligibility criteria for one or more of the following physical or mental disabilities, as indicated by Pennsylvania State regulation: Autism; Deafness; Deaf-Blindness; Emotional Disturbance; Hearing Impairment; Intellectual Disability; Multiple Disabilities; Orthopedic Impairment; Other Health Impairment; Specific Learning Disability; Speech or Language Impairment; Traumatic Brain Injury; and Visual Impairment including Blindness.

Penn-Trafford School District provides the following nine types of support (see below).