TWILA BROWN - DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION CHRISTINE WOOD- SUPERVISOR OF STUDENT SERVICES AND SPECIAL EDUCATION/HOMELESS LIAISON (McKINNEY-VENTO) CINDY LUCK - SECRETARY FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION TAMARA CUMMINS - SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST KATHERINE RILEY - SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER THOMAS "TJ" WILLS- SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST ALEXIS MORSE- INTERN Phone: (540) 463-7386 FAX: (540) 463-7823 -- SPECIAL EDUCATION RESOURCES -- Rockbridge County Schools are committed to providing all children with opportunities to benefit from a public school education. Special education programs and services are available to county residents who have children with special needs and qualify for support. Services are designed to meet those needs and to provide educational opportunity in the general curriculum to the extent possible.
Age of eligibility for services includes those students whose second birthday falls on or before September 30, and who have not reached their 22nd. birthday on or before September 30 (two to 21, inclusive).
Services are provided to students in the following disability categories as defined by federal and state law: autism, deaf-blindness, deafness, developmental delay, emotional disability, hearing impairment, intellectual disability, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, other health impairment, specific learning disability, speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury, or visual impairment including blindness.
Services for Students Identified as Hearing or Visually Impaired Your Family's Special Education Rights - Virginia Procedural Safeguards (English) Your Family's Special Education Rights - Virginia Procedural Safeguards (Spanish) Child Find - A process of locating, identifying, and evaluating children with disabilities Child Study Team Process - Timelines/Process beginning with referral for assistance Special Education Cycle - Timelines/Process beginning with referral for special education evaluation Advisory Council - The Rockbridge Area Special Education Advisory Council (RASEAC) serves the schools divisions of Rockbridge County, Lexington City, and Buena Vista City RASEAC By-Laws RASEAC Brochure