Multiple Disabilities Program

DEFINITION: A program for students with more than one disability the result of which is severe impairment requiring services primarily in the areas of academic, functional or vocational skills necessary for independent living.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Butler Area School District offers multiple disabilities classes at Northwest Elementary school, Butler Middle School, and Butler Senior High School. Children placed in this special education program exhibit concomitant impairments, the combination of which results in needs which require extraordinary service delivery. Children must qualify for special education services to be eligible for placement in a Multiple Disabilities Support Program. Transportation is provided to program locations for all students in the District.