Students who have a disability and an educational need may be eligible for special education services under the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Students are referred to special education by the Student Support Team (SST). Referral to special education requires parent consent prior to assessment. Programs and services are provided by Allen ISD for the following disabilities: orthopedic impairment, auditory impairment, mental retardation, learning disability, other health impairment, visual impairment, emotional disturbance, speech/language impairment, autism and traumatic brain injury. General Services - Independent School Districts (including services for individuals with Autism)
Special education services are individualized and based on student needs and eligibility. These services may include direct instruction in both regular and special education settings as well as therapeutic support and related services to help the student benefit from education
Services offered based on type and severity of disability.