Special Education

Special Education


Berwyn South School District 100 Special Education Department

Berwyn South School District 100 offers a full continuum of Special Education services to those students who have undergone a case study evaluation and have been found eligible to receive additional educational support during their school day. Following state and federal laws that establish criteria for eligibility, schools are required to provide services to a child between the ages of 3 and 21 to address the adverse effect of a disability on his/her education.


Special education is instruction and related services provided by special education personnel or by a general education program that has been modified through the use of special education support services, supplementary aids, or other special programming. Related services are support services that may be provided to assist a student in accessing his/her academic program. Related services include, but are not limited to, the following: occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychological services, social work services, and speech and language services. The student’s individual education plan (IEP) will determine the services and amount of time needed to meet the student’s academic or behavioral needs.


Students with disabilities who do not qualify for an individualized education program under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, may qualify for services under Section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 if the student (i) has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, (ii) has a record of a physical or mental impairment, or (iii) is regarded as having a physical or mental impairment. Questions about the identification, assessment and placement of students should be directed to Ryan Kozin, Assistant Director of Special Education at 708-795-2300 ext. 4032


Ryan Kozin

Assistant Director of Special Education

Berwyn South District 100



For additional information please contact:


Assistant Superintendent of Staff and Student Services:

David Bruno

Email: druno@bsd100.org

Phone: 708-303-4031

Assistant Director of Special Education:

Ryan Kozin

Email: rkozin@bsd100.org

Phone: 708-303-4032

District Level Special Education Coordinator

Deena Custodio

Email: dcustodio@bsd100.org

Phone: 708-303-4004

Administrative Assistant to the Director of Special Education

Maria Argueta

Email: margueta@bsd100.org 

Ext. 4022