School Age Support
School Age Services for students grades K – grade 23 include the Ida Sue School, a public separate educational facility, and satellite classrooms located inside Wayne County public schools. These programs meet all standards as specified by the Ohio Department of Education. All students receiving services will progress through Ohio’s Academic Content Standards - Extended at their individualized pace. School-age classrooms are self-contained rooms staffed by instructors and paraprofessionals who offer specialized instruction in academics, communication, self-care skills, environmental and community skills, fine arts, physical development, and vocational skills. Specialists work together with the classrooms to provide appropriate activities for the students in the areas of PT, OT, Speech, and Physical Education. The school has primary, intermediate, secondary, and transition classrooms focusing on students with severe to profound developmental disabilities, severe autism, and students with high medical needs.The Wayne County Board of DD, including the Ida Sue School, is a resource for all county residents, even those who are not formally enrolled in either the Wayne County Board of DD or the Ida Sue School.