Anna ISD provides special education services for students with disabilities, ages 3-21 who demonstrate a need for specially designed instruction. Anna ISD district staff implements child find procedures to ensure that we actively identify, locate, and evaluate children with disabilities who may be eligible for an individualized special education program. Services for children who have auditory or visual impairments may begin at birth; while services for students with other disabilities begin at three years of age. A student must meet Texas Education Agency (TEA) criteria in one or more of the following areas in order to qualify to receive special education services.
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: