Students receiving services through a GNETS Program are identified by their local school system through the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process. An IEP team may consider services by a GNETS program when students exhibit one or more of the following characteristics identified as negatively interfering in his or her educational progress.

  •  An inability to build or maintain satisfactory interpersonal relationships with peers and or authority figures
  • An inability to learn which cannot be adequately explained by intellectual, sensory, or health factors
  • Consistent or chronic inappropriate type behavior or feelings under normal conditions
  • Displayed pervasive mood of unhappiness or depression
  • Displayed tendency to develop physical symptoms, pains or unreasonable fears associated with personal or school problems