Non-Discrimination of Protected Handicapped Students - Annual Notice To Parents

Middle School Handbook

In compliance with state and federal law, the Souderton Area School District will provide to each protected handicapped student without discrimination or costs to the student or family, those related aids, services or accommodations which are needed to provide equal opportunity to participate in and obtain the benefits of the school program and extracurricular activities to the maximum extent appropriate to the student’s abilities. In order to qualify as a protected handicapped student, the child must be of school age with a physical or mental disability that substantially limits or prohibits participation in or access to an aspect of the school program.

These services and protections for "protected handicapped" students are distinct from those applicable to all eligible or exceptional students enrolled (or seeking enrollment) in special education programs.

For further information on the evaluation procedures and provision of services to protected students, contact the Assistant Superintendent at 760 Lower Road, Souderton, PA, 18964, or by telephone at 215-723-6061.