In compliance with state and federal law, notice is hereby given by the Union School District that it conducts ongoing identification activities as a part of its school program for the purpose of identifying students who may be in need of special education and related services. If your child is identified by the district as possibly in need of such services, you will be notified of applicable procedures. Individualized services and programs are available for children who are determined to need specially designed instruction due to the following conditions:
- Emotional disturbance
- Hearing impairment
- Intellectual Disability
- Multiple disabilities
- Orthopedic impairment
- Other health impairment
- Specific learning disability
- Speech or language impairment
- Traumatic brain injury
- Visual impairment
- Mentally gifted
If you believe that your school age child may be in need of special education services and related programs, screening and evaluation processes designed to assess the needs of the child and his/her eligibility are available to you at no cost, upon written request. Early intervention services are available for young children (age 3 to school age) through the Riverview Intermediate Unit 6.
You may request screening and evaluation at any time, whether or not your child is enrolled in the district’s public school program. Requests for evaluation and screening should be made in writing to the Special Education Department at 34 Baker Street, Rimersburg, PA 16248 or in writing to the Director of Special Education. You may also complete the Permission to Evaluate - Oral Consent Form
and submit to your building principal.