Special Services

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The Special Services Department serves students who have been identified as having disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA 2004). Services are provided in accordance with Ohio’s Operating Standards for Children with Disabilities and the Special Education Model Policies and Procedures.

Service Information

The Franklin Local Special Services Department provides services, evaluations, and support for students identified as having disabilities in the following areas: Autism, Cognitive Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities, Specific Learning Disabilities, Other Health Impairment (Minor/Major), Orthopedic Handicapped, Severe Emotional Disturbance, Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment, Traumatic Brain Injury, Speech/Language Disability, Hearing Impaired, Deaf-Blind, Visually Impaired.

Child Find Information

As required by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA), the Franklin Local School District is committed to the location, identification, and provision of a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) for all children between the ages of 3 and 21 having a disability and residing within the Franklin Local School District. If you know of a child with a disability, or have a child suspected of having a disability, who is not currently receiving appropriate educational or related services, please contact the Franklin Local Schools office of Special Services Director at 740-674-5203.

We understand that high performing schools pay attention to the whole child to improve the quality of life for our students and community members.

Contact Information

Kara Harris, Director of Special Services

360 Cedar Street
Duncan Falls, OH 43734