Child Find is an ongoing process of locating students with disabilities for special education services.
The children of Brown County have different abilities. They do not all learn the same way, but they ALL can learn. Brownwood ISD Special Education Department helps identify students with disabilities for special education services in accordance with the Commission of Education and the Texas Education Agency.
Youth from age 0-21 who shows signs of developmental delay, ongoing learning problems, behavioral, or medical problems that interfere with learning are possible candidates for Special Education services.
For more information, contact the BISD Special Education Department at 325.643.5644.
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Brownwood ISD Announces Child Find Efforts
Brownwood ISD offers 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 disabilities, 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 the Brownwood ISD Special Education Department at #325-643-5644.