NSSEO’s District Educational Services Center provides direct services to students, consultation, collaboration, and coaching to professional teams, and professional learning opportunities in member districts and NSSEO programs.  

  • The DESC department provides 
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Assistive technology 
  • Adapted physical education 
  • Bi-lingual academic and cognitive assessments 
  • Vision and Orientation and Mobility services
  • Coaching support

These providers are supported by NSSEO to deliver specialized services, team supports, and training to programs and districts.  These roles are active members on the educational team that supports the students’ individualized education plan and identifies the modifications, accommodations, and program supports required for students with diverse needs to access the educational program.