The MISD's 21
school districts serve a total of approximately 135,000 students and
even more in Public School Academies. Nearly 20,000 of these students are challenged by needs that make them eligible
education. These needs arise from physical, mental or
making it difficult for the students to keep up with
their peers. To meet some of our Special Children,
Because the needs of the students with
disabilities are different and frequently require special
attention, materials or equipment, we call our assistance for
these students Special Education Services. The MISD, local
districts and public school academies in Macomb County employ
over 1500 special education professionals who deliver these
special education services.
The MISD takes pride in its ability to bring the best in
education to students with such diverse needs. Services range
from assistance to students within their own district
classrooms to the operation of special schools and programs.
This assistance is far reaching and even extends to
students who cannot attend school.
Talking IEP - Fall 2007 IEP Form Training Videos
The Review of Existing Evaluation Data (REED) Video
Form 2 - Requesting MISD
Special Education Services
Among our many special services....
Reaches out to locate students with special
needs who are not receiving services
Evaluates the educational needs of those who
may have disabling conditions
Early On (Birth to Three)
Provides and coordinates assessment of infant and toddlers
who need educational and other community services
Macomb Infant Preschool Program (MIPP)
Provides educational services to
infants/toddlers with disabilities (Ages birth through three) and to their
- Consultation to Local
Provides collaborative consultation
to district staff in the areas of: Speech and Language, Physical
and Other Health Impairments, Autism, Hearing Impairment, Crisis
Intervention and Integrated Behavior and Learning and ...
Maintains a learning materials center and lending library
of assistive devices for students with disabilities.
- Support and Related Services
Delivers specialized supportive and related services for students
in regular schools and those who cannot attend school.
for Students with Autism, Cognitive Impairments, Severe
Emotional Impairments, and Multiple Impairments
Operates special programs and schools for students
with severe disabilities.
Programs for Students with Severe Language Impairments
Supports programs for severely language impaired lower
- Registry of Special Education
We develop and maintain a Registry System of
required information on special education students served by Macomb
Districts. ROSES is used for State &
Federal Counts and for daily Special Education Program
Electronic Forms and ProceduresDevelops forms and procedures that are required by current Special Education Rules and Regulations (in collaboration with the Macomb County
Association of Administrators of Special Education.
A Web Based Special Education Student Case Management
application that allows end users to complete state mandated
forms. This application will replace the current ROSES
application over the next year.
- Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)Serves in an advisory capacity to develop the
MISD County plan for special education services. Supports
parents in local districts with information about resources
available for children with special challenges.
- Management ServicesDevelops service delivery plans, and monitors plan
- Collects data on students with special needs.
- Provides technical consultation to special educators and parents.
- Supports locally operated education programs.