Special Education Information

  • Mission Statement 

    We will ensure student success by providing a free and appropriate public education through a continuum of services to maximize each student's academic and functional abilities.

    Contact Information

    Phone: 972-522-3152

    Fax: 972-237-4033

    Executive Director of Special Education: Dorothea Gordon, Ed.D

    Coordinator of Assessment & Related Services: Rodney Traylor II, S.S.P

    Coordinator of Compliance & Instructional Support Kim Wilson, M.Ed.

    Coordinator of Specialized Programs: Amanda Forman, M.A.


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  • Special Education: Assessment & Related Services Special Education: Assessment & Related Services

    Child Find

    Disability Categories:

    • Auditory Impairment
    • Autism
    • Deaf-Blind
    • Emotional Disturbance
    • Intellectual Disability
    • Multiple Disabilities
    • Non-Categorical Early Childhood
    • Orthopedic Impairment
    • OtherHealth Impairment
    • Specific Learning Disability
    • Speech Impairment
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Visual Impairment

    Related Services

    • Counseling Services
    • Music Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Orientation & Mobility
    • Psychological Services
    • Physical Therapy
    • Transportation


    • Educational Diagnosticians
    • Licensed Specialists in SchoolPsychology Occupational Therapists
    • Orientation & MobilitySpecialist Physical Therapists
    • Speech Language Pathologists Teachers of the VisuallyImpaired
    • Adapted PhysicalEducation/Special Olympics Facilitators

    School Health & RelatedServices (SHARS) Interpreter/TranslationServices

    Coordinator of Assessment & Related Services: Rodney Traylor II, S.S.P

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  • Special Education: Compliance & Instructional Support

    • Results Driven Accountability(RDA)
    • Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) State Performance Plan (SPP)
    • Co-Teach
    • Indirect Instructional Support(IIS) Instructional Support (IS) Supplemental Support (SS) Transition Services
    • Homebound

    Coordinator of Compliance & Instructional Support: Kim Wilson, M.Ed.

    Section 504

    Director of Special Services Dr. Michelle Brinkman

    Specialized Programs

    • Access to General Curriculum Transportation
    • Extended School Year (ESY)
    • In-Home Training/ParentTraining Transition Services
    • Early Childhood SpecialEducation (ECSE)
    • Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD)Preschool Program for Improving Communication Skills (PPICS)
    • Children with Autism &Related Exceptionalities (CARE) Daily Living Skills (DLS)
    • Functional Skills (FS)
    • Social Emotional Achievement(SEA)
    • Program and Academic Development and Behavioral Support Services

    Coordinator of Specialized Programs: Amanda Forman, M.A.

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