Hamilton Southeastern Schools provides a full continuum of special education services for our students. Special education includes specially-designed instruction to meet a student’s unique educational needs and related services to support a student’s educational program. The services range from support for students placed in general education classroom settings to self-contained specialized programs for students whose educational needs require more intensive services and support.

HSE Special Education Administration Team

Tom Bell Director of Exceptional Learners
Kristi Smith Assistant Director of Exceptional Learners
Barb Walters Assistant Director of Exceptional Learners
Kelli Servizzi Preschool Coordinator
Kelli Kornas FOCUS Coordinator

Program Information

HSE Crest LEGAL GUIDELINES

Special education services are required and described by the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, which was reauthorized in 2004.

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Indiana DOE Notice of Procedural Safeguards (English)
Indiana DOE Notice of Procedural Safeguards (Spanish)
CONTINUUM OF SERVICES

We make special education and related services available to students from age 3 through 21 and offers a full continuum of placement options for students with special needs as deemed appropriate by the case conference committee.

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HSE Crest SUSPECT A DISABILITY?

If your child is age 2 ½ through 21, attends any school within the Hamilton Southeastern Schools boundaries or you live in our community and you suspect your child may have a disability, you should contact us for more information.

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AUTISM SUPPORT TEAM

The ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) Support Team is a multidisciplinary support team which consists of individuals who represent the various grade levels within Hamilton Southeastern School District.

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