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Special Education
 
Our Special Education Division offers a variety of specialized services for students with significant disabilities. These programs provide both school-based centers for students 3-21 years of age with developmental and emotional disabilities. The Division is also responsive to district needs for program development.
 
Our Special Education Programs include:
 
Developmental Learning Center (DLC)
DLC is an intensive special education program for students 12-21 years of age with significant developmental disabilities such as autism, neurological impairments, pervasive developmental disorders and intellectual disorders with and without challenging behaviors.
 
Preschool-Primary Learning Center (PLC)
PLC offers a special education program alternative for students 3-12 years of age who fall within the Autism Spectrum Disorder continuum.
 
Reaching Independence through Supported Education (RISE) Transition Program
RISE is a regional special education program for students with limited cognitive functioning, aged 18-21 years, located on the Sacred Heart University campus.
 
Therapeutic Day Program (TDP)
TDP is a regional special education programs for student in grade K-12 who present with a variety of significant behavioral and emotional disabilities.
 
The Transition Learning Center is a regional special education program for students aged 18-21 with developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual Disabilities.