Special Education

Roseburg Public Schools provides comprehensive Special Education Services as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004. Services provided include but are not limited to:

  • Child Find Services
  • Special Education Eligibility Determination
  • Individual Education Plan (IEP) Development and Implementation

The district maintains a continuum of special education placement options for students ranging from regular classroom to self-contained classroom. Each Special Education classroom has a Special Education Teacher and Special Education Instructional Assistants.  Also available are other service personnel, such as Autism Consultants, Speech and Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists. In general, the following classroom options are available:

Roseburg School District Special Education Programs and Locations for 2019 – 2020

  • Developmental Learning Center (DLC) K-12: This program provides specialized instruction for students with a focus on functional daily living skills and independence. Program Locations: Fir Grove, Melrose, Sunnyslope, Fremont & RHS
  • Secondary Resource Center (SRC) 6th–12th: This program provides specialized instruction in academic, social, and/or adaptive skills. 
  • Learning Resource Center (LRC) K-12: In addition to general education curriculum, this program provides specially designed instruction for students needing additional academic, behavior and/or other developmental skills support. Program Locations: All Schools

  • Community Transition Program: Pathways (ages 18-21): Provides transitional and functional life skills instruction and supports to students in both classroom and community settings. Program location: Pathways house

  • Turnaround Program (TAP) K-12: This program provides specialized instruction for students with significant social and/or behavioral needs. Program Location: Fullerton IV, Fremont, JoLane & RHS-Success Program.
  • Therapeutic Learning Center (TLC) K-5: This program is designed to be a short term placement while behavioral skills are learned and developed, in order for the student to return to his/her neighborhood school. This is a partnered program with Douglas Education Service District. Program Locations: Myrtle Creek, Sutherlin and Roseburg (Winchester Elementary).

For more information contact:

Rick Burton
Director of Student Services

Melissa Roberts
Administrative Coordinator Student Services