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Special Education Programs


Programs that we offer:

  • Augmentative/Assistive Technology
    The Lafayette Parish School Board provides assessments and intervention services to all eligible students in need of augmentative communication and/or assistive technology services. Read More...

  • Pupil Appraisals
    This department conducts evaluations of students to determine whether they are exceptional and in need of special education services.

  • Adapted Physical Therapy
    A.P.E. in Lafayette Parish is designed to provide a specially planned physical education program to exceptional students. Read More...

  • Speech & Language Impairment
    Children with communication disorders can experience difficulties in learning and find it hard to establish relationships with others. Communication disorders can develop at any age and many young people have speech or language disorders which can significantly affect their performance in school.  Read More...
  • Occupational/Physical Therapy
    Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy in the educational system are provided only when it can be documented that the student needs or requires the services to benefit from his/her speech education program.  Read More...

  • Gifted & Talented Program
    The Lafayette Parish Gifted Program offers services to over 1200 students in grades K-12 who have been identified as having special learning needs due to exceptionally high academic skills. To qualify for services in this field of special education, students are referred for testing in reading and math achievement as well as intellectual ability.  Read More...

  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program
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  • Blind and Partially Sighted Program
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