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Grand Rapids, MI: District SPED expansion for students with "severe impairments"

Nov 8, 2018, Marquette (MI) Mining Journal: Renovated special ed school looks, works better http://www.miningjournal.net/life/wednesday-learning/2018/11/renovated-special-ed-school-looks-works-better/ GRAND RAPIDS — The special education students and staff at Lincoln Developmental Center are now in a building that’s safer, looks better, has improved flexibility and function, and updated technology, according to Principal Steve Kadau. The school’s 100 students, ages 5 to 26, have cognitive and physical impairments and autism spectrum disorder needs that exceed the capacity of their school districts across Kent County…. Next year, another $6 million in renovations will be done at Lincoln School, on the same campus. Grand Rapids currently operates 11 center-based special education programs, including Lincoln campus, that serve approximately 1,385 students countywide with severe impairments. …