Student Support

The mission of Eastpointe Community Schools Special Services Department is to prepare each student with a disability to function at their maximum potential, and to facilitate and support their inclusion in school, work, and community life where they accept responsibility, enjoy high self-esteem, and are productive, successful and independent citizens. 

Commitment

Eastpointe Community Schools are committed to providing students with disabilities a free and appropriate public education consistent with federal and state laws. Eastpointe Community Schools offer evaluations, programs, and services to individuals who are identified as having, or who are suspected of having, a disability as defined in either the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. These services are available to eligible person’s ages 0-26 who reside within, or attend a K-12 school program within the Eastpointe Community Schools attendance boundaries. For more information about services, parent/student rights or referral procedures, contact the Eastpointe Schools office of Special Services.

Child Find

Eastpointe Community Schools are committed to providing students with disabilities a free and appropriate public education consistent with federal and state laws. Eastpointe Community Schools offer evaluations, programs, and services to individuals who are identified as having, or who are suspected of having, a disability as defined in either the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. These services are available to eligible person's ages 0-26 who reside within, or attend a K-12 school program within the Eastpointe Community Schools attendance boundaries. For more information about services, parent/student rights or referral procedures, contact the Eastpointe Community Schools office of Special Services.

Update:  Due to the changes occurring during our nation’s pandemic, ECS wants to assure parents that our systems are in place to continue to provide evaluations and services for our students suspected of having and determined to have a disability.  To make a referral, please contact our Student Support Services office.
 

Additional Informational Documents

Procedural Safeguards Notice
Michigan Department of Education Parent Resources
MISD Parent Advisory Committee Website

District Procedures  
504 Parent Rights Information 
Parent Questionnaire  
Release of Information 
Non-Prescription Medication Form  
Flowchart Health Procedures

Emergency Treatment Plan
Informal Health Plan 
Peanut Allergies Plan  

Generic Protocol 
Epipen Protocol 
Asthma Inhaler Protocol
Insulin Protocol 
Diastat Protocol 

Communications

July Letter to Parents

Personal Curriculum

For information about the use of a Personal Curriculum for high school students, click here.

Early Intervention

Services for children ages 0 to 3 years of age are provided in collaboration with the Macomb Intermediate School District (MISD) through the Child Find process. Please call the MISD Infant Preschool Program at (586) 228-3321 for information on these early services.