Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Services for Children with Disabilities (Child Find Notice)

Public school districts are responsible for identifying and evaluating students suspected of having a disability residing within the school district’s boundaries. This includes children 3 through 21 years of age who are in public schools, private schools, are being home schooled, or are kindergarten eligible, but not enrolled. If your child is having significant difficulty with vision, hearing, speech, behavior, is experiencing slow development typical for his/her age, physical impairments, or learning difficulty, he/she may be a child with a disability. If you suspect your child may have a disability, please contact your local school district to initiate the process for referral and assessment. Additional information about special education, including local contacts for early childhood and school age special education programs can be found on the Spedial Education webpage.

Related Links Disclaimer: The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) does not endorse the educational information offered by the organizations listed under the Related Links on this page. The links are provided to assist you with information regarding the home schooling of your child(ren). The ADE is not responsible for the content of any educational material received through these organizations. Please contact these organizations for additional information.

For more information, please contact:

Trish Wilcox, Program Advisor
Josh Mesker, Program Advisor
 
Home School Office
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Learning Services
Four Capitol Mall, Mail Slot 6
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-1874
Fax: 501-371-3514

 

State Standards

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Licensure & Certification

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ESSA

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MY SCHOOL INFO

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