Class Placement Options from Least (top) to Most (bottom) Segregated and Specialized

Full-time regular class with the teacher providing a personalized learning environment; consultation occurs with a teacher assistance team, LD teacher, or other specialist (the "teacher consultant" model)

Full-time regular class with direct services provided several times a week by an itinerent LD or other specialist ("push in" model)

Full-time regular class with a full-time special educator as co-teacher ("co-teaching" model)

Part-time regular class with one to three periods daily in a resource room or learning center ("pull out" model)

Part-time regular class and part-time special class

Full-time special class

Removal from home school to special class in another building

Special public or private school

Residential school

Homebound or hospital placement