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The Butler Area School District provides special education and related services in several categorical areas,utilizing a range of organizational arrangements. A continuum of special education program options is available in the District including itinerant, supplemental, and full-time programs. Students are placed in the program which most appropriately meets their needs in the least restrictive educational environment.Support services are available for students placed in inclusive classroom settings.

The Butler Area School District employs Special Education Teachers,Speech and Language Therapists, Gifted Coordinators, School Psychologists,Paraprofessionals, a Teacher of the Deaf /Hearing Impaired, and a Transition Coordinator to provide services outlined in the programs listed below. Additionally, the district contracts with the Midwestern Intermediate Unit to receive services from professionals including Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Teachers of the Blind / Visually Impaired, and other specialists based on student need.