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May 23, 2017

Two sensational opportunities through WISD's DHH program.

May 22, 2017
Transition group

Great opportunity for students aged 14-26 to support the transition into adulthood!

May 18, 2017
Health Care Forum

Panelists will be present to discuss ways the new health care legislation may affect citizens that receive state and federal health care support.


Mission Statement

The Vision and Mission of the Saline Special Education Department, in collaboration with general education, parents, community and students, is to create an environment in which all students will become leaders of their own education.

We work together to enhance strengths, recognize needs, and encourage responsible citizenship. It is our hope to foster independence and promote lifelong learning.

Notes from the Director

4/27/17 Saline's Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is looking for new members. Parents, Grandparents, and staff are all welcome to apply! Applications can be found here. Please email a completed application to me at by 5/19/17 to be considered.

3/15/17 Two brothers with autism have developed a unique resource to support first responders when they are working with people who have autism. See link below

Autism Registry

2/1/17 Saline has many wonderful programs and resources to offer students with disabilities. If you are a prospective parent of a student with an IEP the district has set aside the following dates for tours. Be sure to contact the student services office for specifics.
2/24/17 9-11am
3/13/17 1-3 pm
3/27/17 9-11am
4/18/17 9-11am
4/26/17 1-3 pm
5/16/17 9-11am
5/24/17 1-3 pm

1/23/17 Several district families have been able to utilize the State of Michigan waiver program to obtain financial support for respite care. (see link below) This is a wonderful resource for families. Saline Area Schools has been approached to allow the respite workers to support students in school, unfortunately due to various state funding streams and public organization policies we are not able to honor these requests.,5885,7-339-71550_2941_4868_7145-14669--,00.html

2017 Golf Outing -We have a date and a NEW location for the annual Saline Special Education Golf Outing! This year the event will be on Saturday August 19, 2017  at Rustic Glen golf course. More information will be coming soon!


Parent Resources

November 14, 2016
Student Services Roadmap for Saline Parents

The Special Education Advisory Committee has created a helpful guidance document for parents who have students with an IEP.