Hamilton Local School District provides services to students ages 3 through 22 identified as disabled under Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA). Special education services are provided in accordance with Ohio's Model Policies and Procedures for the Education of Children with Disabilities.
Approximately 12% of the Hamilton Local student population has been identified with a disability. The special education students' needs are typically served in the regular education classroom with additional support provided by an intervention specialist. Special education services are provided according to each child's individual needs and in the least restrictive environment.
Special Education Team
Speech Language Pathologists
The Hamilton Local School District is committed to the identification, location, and evaluation, as required by IDEA and federal regulations, for all children between the ages of 3 and 22. If you have knowledge of or suspect a child has a disability please contact Ryan Woods, Director of Special Education, at 614-491-8044 ext. 1233, with concerns and/or names for Child Find referral within the Hamilton Local School District.
Vocational & Transition Information
The Hamilton Local School District is committed to transition planning for our students. The following links may provide assistance to our future, current, and previous high school students:
The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) would like to invite you to participate in a short, 25 question survey about your involvement in your student’s education. Research suggests that parental involvement is a key predictor of positive educational outcomes. You may be eligible to participate if your child has an IEP and receives special education services. The purpose of collecting this information is to improve services for students with disabilities across Ohio. If you are eligible to participate and you enroll in the study, you will be entered in a drawing for several $50 Amazon gift cards. Your chance of winning a gift card is approximately 2.0%. Please click on this link to fill out the survey: https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_38GasERthq6j62G
The survey will be open between March 1 until April 30, 2021.