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Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The term "Special Education" means specifically designed instruction to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability.
 
Special education services are provided to eligible students (3 to 21 years of age) who may have one or more of the following disabilities and an educational need that requires specially designed instruction and/or related services:
  • Auditory impairment
  • Autism
  • Deaf-Blind
  • Emotional disturbance
  • Learning disability
  • Mental retardation (intellectual disability)
  • Non-Categorical Early Childhood
  • Orthopedic impairment
  • Other health impairment
  • Speech impairment
  • Specific Learning Disability
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Visual impairment
Child Find refers to the state-developed policies and procedures which ensure that all children with disabilities residing in Texas, regardless of the severity of their disabilities, who are in need of special education and related services are identified, located, and evaluated. Please contact our special education department f you have questions about Child Find or would like more information about special education services in SISD.