Flossmoor School District 161 offers a continuum of special education services to children with disabilities.  The Special Education Department coordinates a variety of services so students can reach their maximum potential and achieve success.  The Special Education Department supports students through a variety of services including: Response to Intervention (RtI), Positive Behavior Interventions Supports (PBIS), hospital/homebound, psychological, counseling, social work, nursing, speech and language therapy, vision and hearing itinerant services and transportation.

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Robin Latman, Director of Special Education


  • Timely Meaningful Conference

    School District 161 Meeting Notice


    On May 4, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., a meeting conducted by Flossmoor School District 161 will take place at Flossmoor School District 161 Administration Center, 41 E. Elmwood Drive, Chicago Heights, IL. 

    The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the District’s plans for providing special education services to students with disabilities who attend private schools and home schools within the District boundaries for the 2017-2018 school year. 

    If you are the parent/guardian of a home-schooled student who has been or may be identified with a disability and you reside within the boundaries of Flossmoor School District 161, you are urged to attend. 

    If you have further questions pertaining to this meeting, please contact Robin Latman, Director of Special Education at 708-647-7028.

    Special Education
  • PreSchool Screenings for 2016-2017

    September 21, 2016
    October 19, 2016

    January 20, 2017

    February 15, 2017

    April 19, 2017

    May 17, 2017

    Flossmoor School District 161 provides regularly scheduled screenings for district residents whose children are three to five years of age. The screening assesses the following skill areas: speech and language, gross/fine motor, self-help, vision/hearing, and cognition. All screenings are done by appointment on the provided screening dates. If you would like to reserve a spot on our screening list please call the office of Student Support Services at 708-647-7026.

    Special Education

    Children who are 8 years of age and older and receive services through an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) are eligible to participate in the Special Olympics. Flossmoor School District has been participating in Special Olympic events through our Area 7 Special Olympics office. For the past several years we have competed in the individual basketball skills and the spring track & field events. If you would like more information on how to participate please contact the office of Student Support Services at 708-647-7026. 

    Special Education


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Director of Special Education
Confidential Associate for Special Education