Special Educational Needs

Services for students with special educational needs are provided by the Public Schools Branch and La Commission scolaire de langue française (CSLF).

What kinds of services are provided to students with special needs?

The school boards provide services for a variety of special needs, including:

  • Alternative education programming for students with exceptional behavioural difficulties
  • Autism services for school-age children
  • Community access services
  • Counselling services
  • English as an additional language/French as an additional language (EAL/FAL) services
  • Inclusive education services
  • Individual education planning (IEP)
  • Psychology services
  • Services for blind or visually impaired students
  • Services for deaf or hard-of-hearing students
  • Speech language services

Who can I contact for more information?

Public Schools Branch
Toll-free: 1-800-280-7965
Email: elsb@edu.pe.ca

ELSB Stratford Office
234 Shakespeare Drive
Stratford, PE  C1B 2V8

Mailing address: PO Box 8600

Charlottetown PE  C1A 8V7


ELSB Summerside Office
288 MacEwen Road
Summerside, PE  C1N 0J1


La Commission scolaire de langue française
1596, route 124
Abram-Village, PE  C0B 2E0
Tel: 902-854-2975
Fax: 902-854-2981
Email: cslf@edu.pe.ca

Published date: 
August 26, 2019
Education and Early Years

General Inquiries

Department of Education and Early Years
Holman Centre
Suite 101, 250 Water Street
Summerside, PE C1N 1B6

Phone: 902-438-4130
Fax: 902-438-4062