East Hanover Township School District

Engagement, Innovation and Pride

Department of Special Services
 
 MISSION STATEMENT
 
The district’s comprehensive programs provide students, who have special needs, a full range of personnel, program and placement options including access to the general curriculum. The program options offer each student the opportunity to achieve his/her fullest potential in the least restrictive environment.  
 
                                              every student
 
Upcoming Events:
Morristown High School Award Winning Theatre Company is putting on Theatre for ALL, a sensory friendly performance of the spring musical Legally Blonde. This special performance will take place on Tuesday March, 21 at 6:00 p.m. Performance Details 
 
Resources:
“New Jersey’s Special Needs Registry for Disasters” allows NJ residents with access and functional needs and their families, friends and associates an opportunity to provide information to emergency response agencies, so emergency responders can better plan to serve them in a disaster or other emergency.The information collected here is confidential and will not be available to the public. The information will be held securely and only used for emergency response and planning. :Special Needs Registry-click here
 
New Jersey Young Athletes Program: http://www.sonj.org/young-athletes.html 
 
New Jersey Parent Link: The Early Childhood, Parents and Professional Resource Center: http://www.nj.gov/njparentlink/how/promotion.html  
 
Please visit The National Disability Institute website for information on how to build a better economic future for people with disabilities and their families. Ongoing webinars are available. http://realeconomicimpact.org/events/
 
NJ DOE offers a narrated webinar explaining PARCC accommodations and modifications.  http://www.state.nj.us/education/specialed/resources/PARCCAccomm.shtml 
 
 
 
               Director of Special Services: Mrs. Alexis Piombino

Secretary, to the Director:   Patricia Chambers
 
Offices are located in the Board of Education Building:
20 School Avenue, East Hanover, NJ. 07936
 
Contact#: 973-887-2112 x 127
fax #:  973-887-8478
 
 

Referral Requests:

NJ 6A:141.2(b)18 of the New Jersey Administrative Code requires that the East Hanover Township Schools adopt a policy concerning the acceptance of electronic mail requests from parents/guardians regarding referral, identification, evaluation, classification, and the provision of a free, appropriate public education. Given that electronic mail does not guarantee authenticity of a submission from the legal guardian of a student, the Department of Special Services will continue to only accept requests with the original signature of a parent/guardian. Requests must continue to include the name of the student and parent/guardian, a mailing address, and telephone number and can be submitted to the Director of Special Services, 20 School Avenue, East Hanover, New Jersey 07936. 

 
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