The following are special education resource documents available to parents and educators. The information guides are available in Braille format. Please contact the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) for these specially formatted materials.

Information Guides

ASD-PDD Transition Planning


Blind/Low Vision

Deaf/Hard of Hearing 

Developmental Delay

Grade 9 Pathways 


Individual Education Plan (I.E.P.)

Learning Disability

Mild Intellectual Disability

Special Education Advisory Committee (S.E.A.C.) 

Special Education Resource Teacher (S.E.R.T.)

Speech and Language Impairment


Special Education Plan

The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) of the RCDSB and community members developed the Special Education Plan. Please forward any comments, suggestions or feedback Special Education Department. The Special Education Plan complies with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Education Act and regulations made under the Act, and any other relevant legislation.

The Special Education Plan outlines the RCDSB's commitment to special education programs and services. This plan describes processes and approaches for supporting students with special needs and reflects the standards set by the Ministry of Education for such plans. SEAC participates in the review of the special education plan each year.

Section 1 - Consultation Process 

Section 2 - General Model 

Section 3 - Roles and Responsibilities

Section 4 - Early Identification

Section 5 - IPRC Process and Appeals - see also Parents as Partners

Section 6 - Educational and Other Assessments

Section 7 - Specialized Health Support Services

Section 8 - Categories of Exceptionality and Definitions

Section 9 - Special Education Programs and Services

Section 10 - Individual Education Plans

Section 11 - Provincial and Demonstration Schools

Section 12 - Special Education Staff

Section 13 - Staff Development

Section 14 - Equipment

Section 15 - Accessibility

Section 16 - Transportation 

Section 17 - Special Education Advisory Committee

Section 18 - Coordination of Services

Section 19 - Submissions and Availability

Report of Joint Committee - Support Services