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East Central Center for Exceptional Children (ECCEC) is a special education cooperative that includes six member school districts in five counties. Professionals and paraprofessionals work with ECCEC students to make the program successful. Our main office is located at 16 South 8th Street in New Rockford, ND. This office houses the offices of the ECCEC Director of Special Education, Business Manager, Transition Coordinator, and social worker. In addition to the ECCEC special education staff, ECCEC also contracts for Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech/Language services. All staff work within our schools to assist in meeting the individual needs of the special education students as well as providing consultation and collaboration to both general education staff and special education staff.

ECCEC student services offered include:

  • Speech/language impairments
  • Learning disabilities
  • Autism
  • Non-categorical delays
  • Hearing impairments
  • Emotional disturbance
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Visual impairments
  • Plus any other areas of disability identified by the Department of Public Instruction such as:
    • Occupational therapy
    • Physical therapy
    • Preschool special needs programs and screenings
    • School psychology
    • Transition services
    • Child find activities
    • Social work services

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