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Serious Emotional Disabilities (SED)

Definition: A child with a Serious Emotional Disability shall have emotional or social functioning which prevents the child from receiving reasonable educational benefit from general education.

 

Professional Development Opportunities

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Students with Serious Emotional Disability (SED) and Literacy Webinar
April 28, 2014
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Powerpoint (PDF)

 

 

Guidelines for Determining Eligibility for Special Education for Students with Serious Emotional Disability
(for use by districts that have adopted  SED criteria)

 

Guidebook for Determining the Eligibility of Students with SIED
(for use by districts that have not adopted SED criteria - can be used until July 2016)

The purpose of this guidebook is to help parents, teachers, administrators and mental health professionals become knowledgeable about the special education eligibility process for students with emotional disabilities.

For more information about Serious Emotional Disabilities, please contact:

Barb Bieber
Phone: (303) 866-6933


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