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Our Special Education mission at Idalou ISD is to promote student achievement, provide individualized supports, and prepare all students to become successful and productive citizens. 

 


Legal Framework: http://framework.esc18.net/display/Webforms/ESC18-FW-LandingPage.aspx

Transition: https://www.transitionintexas.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1

Child Find is the process by which districts and public charter schools identify and locate children needing evaluation.

All children birth-21 with disabilities or suspected of having a disability, regardless of the severity of their disabilities, and who are in need of special education and related services, must be identified, located, and evaluated.

Who can be a part of Child Find?

• Any child age birth-21 with a disability or suspected of having a disability

• Anyone concerned about a child can contact the Child Find representative for additional information and next steps.

• Districts are responsible for finding all students, including those parentally placed in private schools, children who are homeschooled and children who are homeless.

• Public charter schools are responsible for finding all students, including those who become homeless during enrollment.

Disabilities & Services

• If a student qualifies for district/charter special education services, these services are provided at no cost.

• Children are evaluated to determine The presence of one or more of the Following disabilities:

• Physical Disability
• Deaf or Hard of Hearing • Visual Impairment
• Deaf-Blindness
• Intellectual Disability
• Emotional Disturbance
• Speech and/or Language • Autism
• Health Impairment
• Traumatic Brain Injury
• Learning Disability

https://tea.texas.gov/Academics/Special_Student_Populations/Special_Education_SPED/Programs_and_Services/Student_Handbook_Statement

If you have any questions in regards to Special Education, please contact Amy Estrada, Special Education Director, at 806-892-1900 ext. 1116

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