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Fannin County Special Education SSA announces child find efforts
By Judy Baker, Office Manager/PEIMS - FCSSA
Jul 22, 2017
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Fannin County Special Education SSA and its member districts offer comprehensive special education services to eligible students ages three through 21 years and to children from birth through age 21 years who have a hearing or visual impairment. Children from birth to age three with other disabilities will be referred to appropriate agencies for services. All referrals are considered confidential, and services are provided at no cost. The parent, legal guardian, or surrogate parent retains the right to refuse services and are provided other procedural safeguards under federal and state law.

 

Public school services include screening in areas of suspected disabilities, such as vision, hearing, motor skills, speech, language, and general development. Evaluations in the schools are provided for several areas of suspected disabilities, including learning disabilities, speech and language development, physical impairments, vision or hearing problems, intellectual disability, emotional disturbances, autism/pervasive developmental disorders, health impairments, or traumatic brain injuries.

 

A free, appropriate, public education with a full continuum of services is available. For more information concerning eligibility criteria and referral procedures, contact the principal or counselor of your local school or call Fannin County Special Education SSA at 903-583-5528 or come by 321 S. 2nd Street in Bonham, Texas.

 

Fannin County Special Education SSA serves students who reside in or attend a private school within the school district boundaries of Blue Ridge ISD, Bonham ISD, Dodd City ISD, Ector ISD, Fannindel ISD, Honey Grove ISD, Leonard ISD, Sam Rayburn ISD, Savoy ISD and Trenton ISD.