ASSISTANT DIRECTOR :: Sherry H. Thomas
DIVISION MISSION :: The mission of the Exceptional Children Division is to ensure that students with disabilities develop intellectually, physically, emotionally, and vocationally through the provision of an appropriate individualized education program in the least restrictive environment.
Public Notice for Comments on the NC Application for IDEA Grant
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The Role of Related Service Personnel
This 14-minute video describes the role of school psychologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech language pathologist working in public
schools. School-based practitioners and an Exceptional Children Director describe how educationally relevant evaluations are conducted, how IEP teams decide
the need for services, and how interventions for students with disabilities occur in the least restrictive school environment.
North Carolina Special Education Reference (NCSER ) - Primary Link
Secondary Link (Backup)
This is a research tool provided to Exceptional Children Program Directors, school administrators, teachers and other service providers, parents, and parent support groups who need information regarding special education quickly and in a searchable format. It brings related information in a uniform electronic format for ease of use.