Exceptional Education Overview

  • The Office of Exceptional Education Services provides a variety of support services to students with disabilities. Eligible students may receive services between 3 and 21 years of age. Schools offer programs that provide academic, behavioral and related service supports in a specialized learning environment. Support services are provided in all district schools. Student identification procedures, achievement testing, programming, and flexible scheduling require the participation of all school partners. Ӱ Public Schools District strives to identify and provide an educational benefit to all students with disabilities. Services offered through the Department of Exceptional Education include:

    • Assistive Technology Evaluation and Services 
    • Behavioral Intervention Services 
    • Educational Services
    • Homebound Services 
    • Language/Speech Services 
    • Occupational Therapy 
    • Physical Therapy 
    • Psychological Services, including pre-school and school-age assessments 
    • Specialized Medical Care

    The Office of Exceptional Education Services is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act — 1997 Reauthorization (IDEA 2004) in the identification, evaluation, eligibility, and individualized educational programming for children with disabilities. Ӱ Public School District Office of Exceptional Education governed by State Board Policy 7419.

Contact Information

  • 621 South State Street
    Ӱ, MS 39201
    Phone: (601) 960-8868
    Fax: (601) 601-352-3631

    Contact Exceptional Education Services

    Dr. Talatha Bingham-Gibbs,
    Executive Director

    Gloria Gordon,
    Executive Assistant/MSIS Coordinator 

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Last Modified on July 9, 2024