Megan Longfellow Bev Bable
Special Services Director Special Services Secretary
Megan Longfellow, Special Services Director
(330) 673-2659 ext. 5004
Bev Bable, Special Services Secretary
(330) 673-2659 ext. 5005
Alba Cook, School Psychologist
Pam Mudrak, School Psychologist
Alene Rayl, School Nurse
(330) 673-8581 ext. 5036
Robin Howard, Parent Mentor
Brimfield Elementary School, Mrs. Nicole Josey-Principal (330) 673-8581
Kim Heflin (Speech/Language)
Suffield Elementary School, Shawn Bookman-Principal (330) 628-3430
Melanie Crookston (Speech/Language)
Field Middle School, Susan Blake-Principal (330) 673-4176
Field High School, Mike Harris-Principal (330) 673-9591
Falcon Academy, Margo Snider-Principal (330) 673-4514
Autism Society of America
Council for Exceptional Children
Federal Resource Center for Special Education
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
National Institute of Mental Health
No Child Left Behind
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities
Ohio Dept. of Education-Department of Exceptional Children
Positive Behavior Interventions & Support
Portage County Educational Service Center
Summit County Educational Service Center
Ohio Legal Rights
Ohio Developmental Disability Council
Ohio Legal Rights
US Deparment of Education Transition Guide
Going to College
Identification of Children with Disabilities
The Field Local School district is in the process of locating, evaluating, and identifying children from birth to age 21, residing in the district, who may be entitled to a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE), including special education and related aids and services, pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504).
Children eligible for FAPE under the IDEA are those with disabilities such as Autism, Multiple Disabilities, Deaf-Blindness, Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment, Speech or Language Impairment, Orthopedic Impairment, Emotional Disturbance, Intellectual Impairment, Traumatic Brain Injury or Specific Learning Disability.
Children eligible for FAPE under Section 504 include children who have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity. If you know of a child who may have a disability or a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you would simply like additional information, please contact Megan Longfellow, Director of Special Services at 330 673 2659.
AGENCY ELIGIBILITY, SERVICES AND REFERRAL
Ohio Department of Disabilities
Campus View Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43215
800 617 6733
Ohio Department of Job & Family Services
30 E. Broad St. 32nd floor
Columbus, OH 43215
877 852 0010
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation Services
150 E. Campus View Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43235
800 282 4536
www.udsakron.org. Feel free to call with specific questions.
SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a national law that protects qualified individuals from discrimination based on their disability.
Click here for a complete copy of Section 504 Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Section 504 regulation requires a school district to provide a "free appropriate public education" (FAPE) to each qualified person with a disability who is in the school district's jurisdiction, regardless of the nature or severity of the person's disability.
Who is protected from Discrimination?
Section 504 protects qualified individuals with disabilities. Under this law, individuals with disabilities are defined as persons with a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities. People who have a history of, or who are regarded as having a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, are also covered. Major life activities include caring for one's self, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, working, performing manual tasks, and learning. Some examples of impairments which may substantially limit major life activities, even with the help of medication or aids/devices, are: AIDS, alcoholism, blindness or visual impairment, cancer, deafness or hearing impairment, diabetes, drug addiction, heart disease and mental illness.
Idea is This (updated 4/12/12)
For information about All-Star Training Club Summer Camp-click here
2013 Winter/Spring Catalog
Recreation Education Arts Community Health
S U M M E R S P E E C H P R O G R A M
Robinson Rehab Center/Sport Clinic is offering a six-week Summer Speech Program.
Children currently receiving speech and language intervention from their local school system and have a current IEP are eligible.
Quality one-on-one speech and language therapy is provided by licensed speech-language pathologists.
Therapy is provided twice a week for a total of 12 sessions beginning June 10 and continues through July 19. All sessions are 30 minutes in length. Total cost is $420.00.