Welcome to Lincoln
We are so glad you have decided to move to the Lincoln community. Lincoln is a growing community, which provides many opportunities for students and their families.
If your child has a disability, we are ready to assist you with the next steps
- Make sure your student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) is updated from your current school district.
- Contact your student’s soon to be LPS school to let them know your child has an IEP. The school administrator who oversees special education will schedule a meeting with you to go over your child’s needs and special education services.
- Provide all special education paperwork to the LPS school.
LPS provides quality special education services to students. You will find,
- Students are served at their home attendance or neighborhood school,
- Specialized programs are provided for students with significant needs (ask your building administrator more about these programs),
- A variety of service delivery models are provided to help your student access the general education curriculum,
- Transportation is provided when a student needs assistance getting to school due to his/her disability. A student must attend his/her home attendance/neighborhood school,
- LPS hires all related service providers (occupational therapists, physical therapists, school psychologists, deaf and hard of hearing teachers, teachers of the visually impaired, speech/language pathologists, assistive technology specialists, autism specialists), which makes it convenient for your child to be served within his/her school.
If you have additional questions, please contact the Lincoln Public Schools District Office at 402-436-1905.