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Special Education

Special Education

Whitewright ISD participates in the Grayson County Special Education SSA.The Grayson County Special Education SSA and its member districts offer comprehensive special education services to eligible students ages 3 through 21 years and to children from birth through age 21 years who have hearing or visual impairment.

Children from birth to 3 years old with other disabilities are 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.

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.

Child Find Contact: Sharon Farr, sharon.farr@graysoncountyssa.org, 903-696-0015

SpedTex: Special Education Information Center

The Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex) provides resources and interactive features for increasing family awareness of disabilities and special education processes, with the goal of improving partnerships between schools and families.

Contact information:

Phone: 1-855-773-3839

Email: inquire@spedtex.org

Live Chat: www.spedtex.org