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Special Services

The Northville Public Schools provides a wide range of Special Education Services for students who have been identified through an Individual Educational Planning Committee meeting as qualifying for these services according to State Special Education Rules.

The following are some of the programs provided for resident students of the Northville Public Schools:

  • Learning Disability
  • Speech and Language
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Emotional Impairment
  • Physical or Otherwise Health Impaired
  • Autistically Impaired
  • Early Childhood Developmental Delay

Additionally, Northville Public Schools operates a Center Program for students within the Western Region of Wayne County RESA. Cooke School serves Severely Cognitively Impaired, Severely Multiply Impaired and Dual Diagnosed (Cognitively and Emotionally Impaired) students, ages 3 years to 26 years old.

The Western Region of Wayne County RESA also provides Center Programs for Northville Public School students in the following areas:

  • Visual Impairment: Livonia Public Schools
  • Hearing Impairment: Redford Union School District
  • Cognitive Impairment: Livonia Public Schools
  • Severe Emotional Impairment: Redford Union School District
  • Autistically Impaired: Burger School in Garden City; Riley and Perrinville Schools in Livonia; and Tonda Elementary School in Plymouth-Canton

Northville Public Schools is proud to offer a range of diversified and progressive special education services. Resource Room services and cross-categorical classrooms are available at the elementary and middle school levels. Departmentalized and Co-Taught classes are also offered at the middle schools and high school. Other services and supports available are:

  • Speech and Language services
  • Social Work services
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Consultant at all levels
  • Assistive Technology Coordinator at all levels
  • Transitional Work Study Program
  • Special Education Parent Advisory Committee

Our Special Education Staff Members engage in regular evidence-based professional development opportunities. The Office of Special Services sends an annual parent survey to seek feedback on the effectiveness of their child’s IEPT process.