Special Education

Ben Rush Special Education Team

Leah Cardinell Teacher lcardinell@lwsd.org
Joy Jerauld Psychologist jjerauld@lwsd.org
Lindsy Light Teacher lilight@lwsd.org
Mick McCarthy Teacher mmccarthy@lwsd.org
Rye Radetski Teacher rradetski@lwsd.org


Special education at Ben Rush provide students who have disabilities with specially designed instruction and provides access to the general education curriculum. The program serves kindergarten to fifth grade students. The services are delivered in a variety of models based on individual student needs.

Accessing special education services starts with referring any student with a suspected disability to the guidance team. Guidance team is a part of Child Find, a district program that locates, evaluates and provides services for school age children who may have a disability.

To refer a student to the Ben Rush guidance team, please contact our school psychologistOur referral form can also be used.

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