Substantially Separate Program

Students with Autism who require communication and behavioral support as well as a small, highly structured, specialized environment and significant modifications

  • Significant modifications to content, methodology, and performance criteria
  • Integrated communication support and instruction
  • Integrated behavior support and instruction
  • Speech, OT, PT and Behavioral support

In accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA 2004) and Massachusetts special education regulations, 603 CMR 28.00, the Peabody Public School District provides screenings and/or evaluations for all children residing in Peabody, between the ages of 3-21, when parents, caretakers, and/or teachers suspect the presence of a disability.  The purpose of the evaluation is to determine eligibility for special education services. This notice applies to children residing in Peabody who attend either public or private schools. If you suspect your child may have an educational disability, please contact your child’s principal or the Special Education Chairperson for your neighborhood school.  (please see directory)