ESSS Programs

  • Assistive Technology
    Definition Assistive technology is " .... any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially off-the-shelf,...(click subtitle for more information)

    Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Program
    Definition A child who is deaf or hard-of-hearing has a hearing loss, aided or unaided, that impacts the processing of linguistic information and...(click subtitle for more information)

    Emotional/Behavioral Disorder
    Definition Students with emotional handicaps (EH) have unique personality characteristics, likes and dislikes, strengths and weaknesses and...(click subtitle for more information)

    Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS)
    Serving Hernando, Pasco and Pinellas Counties Phone: (352)797-7070, ext. 487 Child Find Phone: (352)797-7021 Web:www.fdlrsgulfcoast.org/...(click subtitle for more information)

    Gifted Program
    Definition A gifted child is defined in Florida as “One who has superior intellectual development, is capable of high performance.”...(click subtitle for more information)

    Hospital Homebound Program
    Definition 1. A homebound or hospitalized student is a student who has a medically diagnosed physical or mental condition which is a chronic...(click subtitle for more information)

    Inclusion
    Hernando County Philosophy Inclusive education means that all students in a school, regardless of their strengths or weaknesses, become part of the...(click subtitle for more information)

    Intellectual Disability Program
    Definition Children with a mental handicap are unique individuals just as we are individually different. Children with moderate, severe, and...(click subtitle for more information)

    Pre-Kindergarten Disabilities Program
    Definition A pre-kindergarten child with disabilities is a child who is five (5) years of age or below on September 1 at the school and has a...(click subtitle for more information)

    Pre-Kindergarten Program for Children with Developmental Disabilities
    Definition Developmental delay is defined as delay in one or more of the following areas: Adaptive or Self-Help Development Cognitive Development...(click subtitle for more information)

    Program for Students Who Are Physically Impaired
    Definition The term physically impaired includes students who are orthopedically impaired, students who are other health impaired, and students...(click subtitle for more information)

    Programs for Students who are Autistic
    Definition Children with Autism have a disability reflected in severe disorders of communication, behavior socialization, and academic skills, and...(click subtitle for more information)

    Programs for Students who are Dual Sensory Impaired
    Definition Dual sensory impairments affect both vision and hearing; the combination causes a serious impairment in the abilities to acquire...(click subtitle for more information)

    School-to-Work Opportunities
    Hernando County offers several types of on-the-job training for students with disabilities. Students earn elective credits and a grade for each...(click subtitle for more information)

    SEDNET
    SEDNET Region 13 serves Hernando , Citrus, Lake, Marion and Sumter Counties. SEDNET Home Page : www.sednetfl.info WIKI Page:...(click subtitle for more information)

    Specific Learning Disabilities Program
    Definition Specific Learning Disability (SLD) refers to individuals with an average to above average intelligence who experience problems...(click subtitle for more information)

    Speech Impaired & Language Impaired Program
    Definition Speech and language impairments are defined as disorders of articulation, fluency, voice and language which interfere with...(click subtitle for more information)

    Visually Impaired Program
    Definition Visual impairments are defined as disorders in the structure and function of the eye that, even with correction and treatment, interfere...(click subtitle for more information)

    VSA (Very Special Arts)
    Start with the Arts Start with the Arts is an early childhood educational program that uses artbased learning to support literacy. Fifty-four...  (click subtitle for more information)