Special Education

Student Services – Special Education, Special Needs Support

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB) recognizes that children develop and learn at different rates and offers a range of special education programs and services designed to meet a wide range of children’s needs. Student Services is committed to the following guiding principles:

  • Provide access to education for all students regardless of their special needs pursuant to the provisions of the amendments to the Education Act, 1998
  • Progress towards placement of exceptional students in the least restrictive educational alternative
  • Ensure that programs necessary to meet the needs of exceptional students are developed
  • Establish effective communication with all parents and the community
  • Utilize available resources to support programming needs of exceptional students
  • Encourage the development of the human resources necessary to address the needs of exceptional students in the least restrictive environment
  • Review annually the effectiveness of the provisions made for exceptional students


Contact information

Toll-free: 1-800-267-4350

Phone: 613-966-1170

Fax: 613-966-9322

Email: [email protected]

Last updated: June 17, 2020 at 9:42 am
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