JN vs. South Western School District

PENNSYLVANIA
SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARING OFFICER

6045/05-06 AS

File Number

J.N.

Child’s Name

Xx/xx/xx

Date of Birth

12/28/05

Date of Hearing

Closed

Type of Hearing

For the Student: Parents

For the South Western School District:

Dr. Dion Betts
Assistant to the Superintendent South Western School District 225 Bowman Road
Hanover, PA 17331

Stephen Russell, Esq.
Stock & Leader
Susquehanna Commerce Center East 221 W. Philadelphia Street, 6th Floor York, PA 17404

Date of Hearing: December 28, 2005

Date of Receipt of Transcript: January 2, 2006

Date of Decision: January 16, 2006

Hearing Officer: Daniel J. Myers

BACKGROUND

Student is a/an xx year old resident of the South Western School District (School District) whose parents, while acknowledging that Student needs both special education and related services, desire to receive only learning support special education services from the School District. They want to provide privately-secured related services themselves, and they want me to determine that the School District will not provide related services. For the reasons described below, I find for the School District.

ISSUES

Whether or not Student’s current individualized education program (IEP) must include, during the school day, the related services of vision services, occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT).

J-N-South-Western-ODRNo-6045-05-06-AS

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