At EdAdvance’s Special Education Services, we partner with K-12 school districts across the state to provide cost effective, superior quality programming that meets each special education student’s individualized academic, emotional, social, behavioral, and transitional needs. We also work with districts’ certified and non-certified staff to ensure that they are receiving the highest levels of training and support.

Our uniquely qualified professional staff collaborates with school district special education directors, teachers, parents/guardians, students, and specialized service providers to offer personalized instruction and supports for students. Our staff also provides program development expertise, PPT facilitation, professional development, transportation, and personnel services to schools, districts, and regional organizations. 

Programs & Services

In District/Regional Program Development
Our team is able to work with you and partner districts to develop specialized, school-based programs that can reduce the need for outplacement, as well as enable students to return to your district from an outplacement facility.

Transportation Services
EdAdvance specializes in transporting students with special needs utilizing a fleet of vehicles equipped to provide safe, reliable, and cost effective services for the districts in our region. GPS tracking is used to accurately track billable hours to ensure districts are getting the best possible pricing for student transportation.

Specialized Personnel & Service Support
EdAdvance’s Special Education Services provides a variety of professional and related services staff to assist school districts with their students identified with special needs and their programming. Services provided include 1 to 1 and general classroom support/instruction, consultative and direct therapy, observations/screenings/evaluations, and participation in parent conferences and team meetings. Special Education Services provides districts with service supports required to meet the goals of any IEP. This includes BCBA consultations and planning, Speech & Language Pathology, Psychological Evaluations, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy.


Complementary Programming
Our team has the expertise to assist you in developing programs that extend IEP services beyond the traditional school day and school year, including after school and extended school year programs.

De-Escalation Training
In order to meet the requirements of Connecticut’s Restraint and Seclusion laws, de-escalation training is available for any school district employees utilizing the Crisis Prevention Institute’s (CPI) Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Program. This specialized training will help better prepare your staff to safely and effectively handle an agitated student.

Registered Behavioral Technician 
Appropriate for district para-professionals, support staff, and substitute teachers with a high school diploma, this program includes 40 hours of training followed by an online competency assessment.

Professional Development
Special Education Services provides targeted professional development for special education and related service staff that complies with current state and national standards. In addition, we develop customized professional development programs and one-to-one coaching based on your district’s unique needs.

To learn more about EdAdvance's complete special education programming, please review/download our Special Education Services Brochure