Special services are avaliable to eligible infants, children, and young adults identified with a disability who may be experiencing difficulties in one or more of the following areas:
*Physical Disability *Deaf or Hard of Hearing *Visual Impairment *Deaf-Blind *Mental Retardation
*Emotional Disturbance *Learning Disability *Speech &/or Language *Autism
*Health Impairment *Traumatic Brain Injury
If you know a child or a young adult that you suspect may have one of the disabilities listed above contact your childs counselor or Peggy Alexander.
Special Education Workshop for Parents
Disability Rights Texas, the nonprofit legal protection and advocacy agency for people with disabilities in Texas, will host a FREE special education workshop in Nacogdoches for parents/guardians of children with disabilities.
The workshop will teach parents how to obtain special education services and supports for children with disabilities and will answer many of the frequently asked questions about children’s special education rights, including:
· How to advocate on behalf of a child with disabilities who needs special education instruction
· How to prepare for an Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) committee meeting with school
· The parent’s role in creating your child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP)
The workshop will be held on Saturday, October 22, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the SFA State University Baker Pattillo Student Center. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required, so please complete and return a registration form to secure your spot or call our toll-free number to register by phone at 1-800-252-9108.