• The Special Education Department of Higley Unified School District provides services to children, ages 3 - 22 with disabilities.
    Special Education means specially designed instruction to meet the unique needs of a student with a disability. Services will be made available to meet the needs of all students with disabilities within the responsibility of the district who has been determined to be eligible and need special education and related services in order to benefit from their educational program. We have a continuum of service delivery models to meet your child's educational needs.
    For copies of all SpED records, please call 480. 279. 7039, fax request 480. 279. 7502 or email Traci.Meyers@husd.org 

    For more information, please call 480. 279. 7059 or contact your child's school.

    Special Education Categories for Services
    Higley Unified School District provides programs and/or related services for students who are eligible under the 2004 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The areas of eligibility are:

    Autism (A)
    Developmental Delay (DD)
    Emotional Disability (ED)
    Hearing Impairment (HI)
    Intellectual Disabilities (Mild or Moderate or Severe)
    Multiple Disabilities (MD)
    Multiple Disabilities with Severe Sensory Impairment (MDSSI)
    Orthopedic Impairment (OI)
    Other Health Impairment (OHI)
    Preschool Severe Delay (PSD)
    Specific Learning Disability (SLD)
    Speech-Language Impairment (SLI)
    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
    Vision Impairment (VI)

    Related Services available for students with disabilities include: (list is not all inclusive)

    Assistive Technology (AT)
    Audiology Services
    Occupational Therapy (OT)
    Orientation and Mobility (O & M)
    Physical Therapy (PT)
    Specialized Transportation


    Pursuant to A.R.S. §41-1351 and the General Records Retention Schedule for School Districts and Charter Schools Student Records (#000-11-53) established by Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records (L.A.P.R.), Special Education Records (including placement records, referrals, evaluations, testing data and other related records) will be destroyed “four (4) years after fiscal year of final enrollment.”