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Special Education

 Special Education Services


The Pequea Valley School District is required to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to children with disabilities who are determined, through the evaluation process, to need special education and related services under IDEA and 22 Pa. School Code §14. A school age child with a disability, who is determined to be in need of special education and related services, is identified as a child with a disability eligible for special education in need of specially designed instruction.


The following are disability categories under IDEA:

  • Autism

  • Deafness

  • Deaf/Blindness
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Specific Learning Disability
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Multiple Disabilities
  • Other Health Impairment
  • Speech and Language Impairment
  • Orthopedic Impairment
  • Visual Impairment including Blindness


The Pequea Valley School District offers Learning Support, Emotional Support and Autistic Support within district and partners with the IU13, CCIU and neighboring districts for additional supports as needed.


If you have any questions about supports for your child please contact:




Cathy Koenig, Director of Student Service and Special Education 



Gena Beegle, Administrative Assitant for the Director of Student Service & Special Ed.

(717) 768-5673