Operated by the Franklinville Central School District, the Special Education Department provides a variety of support programs for children with mental and physical disabilities. It serves children between the ages of 5 and 21. The department focuses on the individual needs of students and works to enhance their strengths. The Special Education Department s programs include various opportunities for the educational growth of students. The department mandates legal and procedural safeguards to protect parental rights and help ensure proper practice. Its programs involve the participation of parents, guardians, the board of education and an educational administrator. The Special Education Department is located in Franklinville, N.Y.