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Dear students and parents,

As Head of Special Education at Acton District School, I would like to reach out to each of you in this unprecedented time of learning.

We recognize that the weeks and possibly months ahead could potentially present many challenges for our students with unique learning needs. Our SERTs have reached out to each student to offer their support.

Please feel free to contact me at any time with your questions or concerns, comments or to discuss supports as they come up. I can be reached via email at

As well, please note that I will be available online every Tuesday to Friday, 1:30-3:30 pm to answer emails or set up a phone conversation or google meeting.

Take care and stay safe.

Symantha Fossey

The Special Education Department provides a variety of programs to assist students identified as exceptional by an IPRC and to those students who have needs beyond those that are met by regular classroom instruction. Programs and services are provided through both individual and group approaches. Our staff focuses on assessment, remedial work, and development of learning skills.

In addition, a learning strategies course (offered to students in grades 9-12), is available through referrals by the Acton High School Resource Team and/or recommendations from feeder school staff.

Special Education Resources for Families


Symantha Fossey (Head of Special Education)