Learn More about Equitable Participation
Certain services are available to students identified as eligible for special education who are unilaterally placed by their parents in private schools through a federal requirement called Equitable Participation (EP) services. Examples of EP services include consultation with staff and professional development of teachers.
What types of services are available?
Professional development for teachers
Instructional planning for staff in order to meet needs of students with disabilities
Collaboration and consultation with the EP instructional advisors
Provision and training of equipment and materials for teacher and student use
Collaboration and development of student support teams for academic and behavior concerns
What are the thirteen disability categories?
Autism, Deaf-Blindness, Deafness, 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