Programs for Students with Disabilities
A child find program has been established and designed to identify, locate, and evaluate those children from birth to 21 inclusive who may have disabilities and may need special education and related services. The Board ensures that a free, appropriate public education will be available for all children and youth with disabilities, ages 2 through 21, who are residents of Henry County, Virginia.
The School Board ensures that students with disabilities and their parents or guardians are guaranteed the appropriate procedural safeguards in the process of identification, evaluation, placement, and provision of an appropriate education program. To the maximum extent appropriate, students with disabilities will be educated with children who are not disabled. Prior to the identification, evaluation, placement, or provision of a free appropriate public education to a disabled student, a full explanation of all procedural safeguards shall be made available to parents.
An Individualized Education Program (IEP) shall be designed and maintained for each child eligible for special education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The program will be developed in a meeting with the child's teachers, parent(s), the student (when appropriate), a school division representative qualified to provide or supervise the provision of special education services, and other individuals at the discretion of the parents or school division in accordance with state and federal law. This IEP shall be reviewed at least annually.
The IEP shall be inclusive of areas specified by state and federal statutes and regulations.
Director of Special Education
Phone: (276) 634-4736
Specialist for Special Education
Phone: (276) 634-4751
Specialist for Student Services
Phone: (276) 634-4738
Specialist for School Health Services
Phone: (276) 634-4753