Special Education Services

Kent ISD provides many services to our local districts and charter academies. Click on the links below to learn more about the services Kent ISD provides.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Programs  
Kent ISD provides deaf and hard of hearing services available to students throughout Kent County. 

Kent CAN
Kent CAN is a grant-funded initiative of Statewide Autism Resources and Training (START) It is a regional collaborative network of the Kent ISD that is working to implement "best practices" for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

MiPSE  is the Kent ISD-wide web based special education student management system.

Multi-Tiered System of Supports
Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) is a framework to provide all students with the best opportunities to succeed academically and behaviorally in school.

Nonpublic Schools 
Nonpublic schools are entitled to certain provisions from the public district of location. This page outlines those provisions and provides additional resources.

PASE (Parent Advisors for Special Education)
PASE is a parent group designed to positively impact educational opportunities for children with special needs through parent collaboration and education.

Physical Therapy Services 
Kent ISD provides physical therapy services to students throughout Kent County.

Positive Behavior Support
Information and resources for student intervention plans grounded in a framework of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS).  The focus is on reducing the intensity, frequency, and/or complexity of existing problem behaviors by providing individualized responses to situations where problem behavior is likely.

All students leave school to create their adult lives. "Transition" describes that critical transformation and includes the education, legal information, planning, and community connections our special education students need to achieve adult goals.

Traumatic Brain Injury Transition Team (TBITT)  
The TBITT Team provides educational resources to educational staff, students with brain injuries (TBI), and their families and peers during the transition from a medical setting to the educational setting.

Visually Impaired Services
Services for educators serving students with visual impairments.


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