Special Education Services

  • Serving All Students

    For 50 years, the AIU has offered a variety of unique, child-focused special education services for students with special needs.  Our caring staff of highly-qualified teachers and therapists foster students' success by tailoring services to meet each student's individualized needs. We serve students ages 5 to 21-years-old with a variety of multiple and complex needs. 

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    Special Education Schools

    The AIU operates three schools for children with multiple and complex needs that foster the growth of academic, social and employment skills needed for independence. 

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    Special Education Supports

    Providing a variety of special education supports and services to students throughout Allegheny County.


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    Preschool Early Intervention

    Providing a broad array of special education services for 3-to-5-year-olds who are experiencing developmental delays or disabilities.

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    Administrative Support Services

    Solely for school administrators, these additional services help our clients efficiently operate their unique special education programs.