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Special Education

Special Education Services

In the District School Board of Niagara (DSBN), Special Education is a collaborative process that encompasses the supports, services, and strategies that provide the opportuntities for each student to reach his/her potential. 

The general philosophy and service delivery model for the District School Board of Niagara is based on the following premises:

  • Parents/guardians are an important part of a student's success and are threfore invited and encouraged to be involved in their child's education through ongoing communication between the family and school personnel.
  • An Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is established for every student identified as Exceptional and any other student requiring an IEP for