• Welcome to SPED


  • Welcome to Westbury High School's Special Education Department

    Westbury High School is committed to fostering success for all students. Our Special Education Department is vital in helping students with disabilities or special learning needs reach their full potential.


    Did you know:


    • Special education services are protected by federal and state laws like the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). IDEA ensures children nationwide receive support to access their education.
    • IEPs (Individualized Education Programs) are developed to provide specially designed instruction tailored to each student's unique needs at no cost to families.
    • Various programs and placements are available to meet diverse learning profiles, from inclusion support to separate classrooms. Related services also support academic and life skills development.
    • The number of students who qualify for and benefit from special education continues to grow as their understanding of learning variations increases.


    Our highly qualified special education teachers and staff are committed to helping every student succeed. Please contact us with any questions about available programs and services, scheduling IEP meetings, ARD, assistive technology resources, and more. We're here to help every student reach their potential!