ED-P Programs

Public schools have the option of developing an in-house program to meet the needs of students identified as having a severe emotional disability who would normally be served in a private day school setting. These programs differ from a typical self-contained setting in that they must incorporate a therapeutic component. Approval of such a program will allow the district to draw down special education funds in the ED-P category.

Contact Information

Arizona Department of Education
Exceptional Student Services
1535 W. Jefferson St., Bin #24
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Program Questions: Chris Lane

Phone: (602) 364-4015
Fax: (602) 542-5404

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