Special Services

Special Services Teachers

Special Education (Self-Contained)

Amber Wohlschied

Special Education (Inclusion/Resource)

Jessie Bishop

Amy Blackwell

Meaka Dawson

Ms. McGill

Speech/Hearing

Meagan Bensley

Brianna Fall

Gifted

Miriam Russell

 

Special Services Teachers' Assistants

 

Teresa Pickens

Bianca Earley 

Megan Lewis

 

 

 

   
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If you ever have any questions regarding your child's progress, services, or education, please feel free to contact us.

You may request a copy of the Procedural Safeguards, which explain the rights of you and your child or may access online:

 http://wjsd-mississippi.schoolloop.com/file/1255068426029/124285299035357801.pdf.

 

HELPFUL WEBSITES:

 

Mississippi Department of Education Office of Special Education: 

http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/special_education/index.html

Speech & Language Development

http://www.asha.org/public/speech/development/ 

National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education: 

http://www.napcse.org/

Council for Exceptional Children: 

http://www.cec.sped.org//AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home

 

COMMONLY USED ACRONYMS:

 

IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IEP - Individual Education Program

LRE - Least Restrictive Environment

ESY - Extended School Year

FAPE - Free and Appropriate Public Education

FBA - Functional Behavioral Assessment

BIP - Behavior Intervention Plan

PBS - Positive Behavior Supports

OT - Occupational Therapy

PT - Physical Therapy

SLP - Speech Language Pathologist

DD - Developmentally Delayed

EMR - Educable Mentally Retardation

TMR - Trainable Mental Retardation

S/PR - Severe/Profound Mental Retardation

MD - Multiple Disabilities

EMD - Emotional Disability

TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury

D/B - Deaf-Blind

OI - Orthopedic Impairment

OHI - Other Health Impairment

ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

HI - Hearing Impaired

VI - Visually Impaired

AU - Autism

SLD - Specific Learning Disability

L/S - Language/Speech