Behavioral Disabilities Profile

This descriptive information is for Newark Public School’s staff guidance only and does not modify or supercede legislative and regulatory statutes and guidance

STUDENT:

In order to be placed into a Behavior Disabilities Program the student must:

 

Staff    

All assigned staff should be:

 

THE PROGRAM:

The following description provides general guidance for Newark’s “Behavioral Disabilities” Program. However, the specifics of each student’s program are noted in his/her IEP:

 

 

 

MOVEMENT TO A LESS RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT

The IEP Team will review each student’s progress at least once a year, including his/her participation in the general education curriculum/program, and explore movement to a less restrictive environment. This consideration will be based on the student’s decrease in his/her aggressive and defiant behavior, as well as his/her ability to achieve educational benefit in a regular education classroom with supplementary aids and services (see Supplementary Aids and Services within “Steps in Developing an IEP in special education training modules).