All children learn at different rates, however some children have significant difficulty in one or more areas of development.
What does "child with a disability" mean?
The term "child with a disability" means a child who (1) has one of the following disability conditions and (2) needs special education services to benefit from education:
Who does Child Find apply to?
This notice applies to persons residing in Texas who are:
The above-described persons are entitled to a comprehensive evaluation to determine if their disability qualifies them for special education and related services to be provided through an Individualized Education Program (IEP) pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) and to rules of the Texas State Board of Education.
Who can begin the Child Find process?
Anyone can start the process: a parent/guardian, doctor, teacher, relative or friend can call their local school district Child Find. If you are concerned about a child’s learning, contact your local school campus, district, or charter school.
Possible Services and Placement Options
Based on the results of the evaluation, placement decisions will be determined. Placement options could include instruction and therapy services in a special education classroom, instruction in a general education classroom with special education support, or speech therapy services.
Beginning Tuesday, July 28, Keller ISD parents and guardians will be given the opportunity to log on and select their student’s preferred instructional model – In-Person or Remote – for the 2020-21 school year.
Tarrant County Health and Human Services has issued an order that schools not reopen for on-campus, face-to-face instruction until September 28, and in compliance with that order, Keller ISD will hold all classes remotely only beginning August 19 through September 27. However, the District is asking all families to commit now to participating in either In-Person Instruction or Remote Instruction so that they can begin the school year with the teachers they will have when schools reopen on September 28. The goal is, to the extent possible, for students who selected In-Person Instruction and return to campus on that date to join the teachers they have worked with remotely since the start of the school year. Likewise, those who selected Remote Instruction will continue learning online from home with the same teacher with whom they began the year.