Early Childhood Special Education

Early Childhood Special Education

Young children ages three through five who have a disability as defined by one of the categories listed below are eligible for preschool services provided through the local school system. In Michigan, the categories of disability include:

  • Speech/Language Impairment
  • Specific Learning Disability
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Emotional Impairment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Visual Impairment
  • Physical Impairment
  • Early Childhood Developmental Delay
  • Severe Multiple Impairment
  • Other Health Impairment