A free appropriate public education is provided to all identified
persons with disabilities ages two to twenty-one, inclusive, who live in
Bedford County or who have been placed by their parents in a private school
located within the Bedford County jurisdiction.
Programs and services are provided to persons identified as
having autism, deaf-blindness, developmental delay, hearing impairment,
intellectual disabilities, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, other
health impairment, emotional disturbance, specific learning disabilities,
speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury, or a visual impairment. Each special education student's progress
is assessed routinely during the school year and the individualized education
plan is reviewed annually. A student's need for special services is
reevaluated at a minimum of every three years.