Special Education

  • District 214 offers a variety of programs and services to students with special needs. Click here to visit the District website and read more about the individual programs and services or download the Transition Resource Directory.

    Specific programs include adaptive physical education, individualized resource offerings, such as, Strategies for Learning (a guided instructional period for goal work, assignment completion and developing executive functioning skills) and support for students on the Autism spectrum. Programming and services are available for those who are visually or hearing impaired, and students with physical disabilities.  The Career Life Skills (CLS) program is housed at JHHS.This is a program designed to serve students with cognitive disabilities.

    Services for students include assistive technology, counseling services, educational interpreting, guidance services, occupational therapy, physical therapy, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, school nursing and health services, school psychological services, social work services, speech and language services, and transportation.

Special Education Contacts

  • Melissa Swanson

    Deaf Education Program Supervisor
    mswanson@nsseo.org 
    847-463-8135

    Susan Aimers

    Deaf Education Assistant
    saimers@nsseo.org 
    847-718-4878

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