Special Education

Oakton High School Special Education Department

Our Mission

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is committed to providing special education students with opportunities along with a continuum of services that offers access to and participation in the activities of the school and community environments as appropriate to the age and educational needs of the student.

Fairfax County Public Schools upholds the principles of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as they support the rights of students with disabilities to have decisions regarding their individual instructional program made through the collaboration of parents who know their child best and professional educators who have knowledge of instructional practices and experience in guiding students with disabilities to become productive citizens.

Across the continuum of special education services, Fairfax County Public Schools serves students with one or more of the following identified disabilities:

Severe and Profound Disability Deaf and Hard of Hearing Autism Specific Learning Disability
Traumatic Brain Injury Visual Impairment Developmental Delays Speech and Language
Intellectual Disability Orthopedic Impairment Emotional Disability Health Impairment
special education cat A staff


Special Education Category A Department Chair and Administrator

Special Education Category A Staff

special education category b staff


Special Education Category B Department Chair and Administrator

Special Education Category B (Adapted Curriculum) Staff

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