Special Education

 

Click above to watch the Special Education Incoming Freshman Meeting, recorded Jan. 20, 2022.

 

Homewood-Flossmoor High School offers Special Education services to meet the varied needs of its students. The degree of contact by department staff may range from minimal service on a consultation basis to a full instructional program. The Special Education Program works to:

  • Implement the mandates of NCLB and IDEA

  • Analyze testing data to target areas of curriculum strengths and weaknesses

  • Develop and implement an articulated curriculum


Special education services are provided to those meeting qualification standards in the IDEA in the following categories:

 

Autism (O)          Intellectual Disability (A)

Deaf/Blindness (H)         Deafness (G)

Developmental Delay (3-9) (N) Emotional Disability (K)

Hearing Impairment (F)         Multiple Disabilities (M)

Orthopedic Impairment (C) Other Health Impairment (L)

Speech and/or Language Impairment (I) Traumatic Brain Injury (P)

Visual Impairment Including Blindness (E) Specific Learning Disability (D)

 

Special Education services are provided on a continuum.  The continuum of services at HF consists of the following:


                                                      General Education
                                                      Cross-Categorical Program
                                                      Life Skills Program
                                                      Anchor Program
                                                      VAST Transition Program
                                                      Public Day School
                                                      Private Therapeutic Day School
                                                      Residential

 

Special Education Director:
Dr. Angela Taylor, 708-335-5690

 

Special Education Department Chair:
Cynthia Knox, 708-335-6997

 

Secretary for the Director of Special Education

Paula Snyder

708-335-5691

 

Secretary - Reimbursement Coordinator

Tracy Bosco

708-335-5697

 

Secretary - Staffing / Scheduling

Lisa Martin

708-335-5698

 

Link to Faculty and Staff Directory:

Faculty and Staff Directory

 

 

 

 For assistance with 504 plans, contact:

 

Assistant Principal

Dr. Quitman Dillard

708-335-5604

 

MTSS Coordinator

Jennifer Rudan

708-335-5725

 

Procedural Safeguards -504s