The Ashdown School District is searching for area children, who are in need, or who qualify for, special services, as provided by the Arkansas state government.
Ashdown School District’s Public Relations Coordinator Ronda Pounds explains.
The Ashdown School District is participating in an ongoing statewide effort to identify, locate, and evaluate children from birth to the age of 21, who have a physical, mental, communicative and/or emotional disability. Early identification of children in need of special education experiences is most important to each child. Furthermore, this information gathered from contacts with parents and other agencies will be used to help determine present and future program needs as progress is made toward the goal of providing a free appropriate public education to all children with a disability.The Ashdown School District will work with the local Head Start, Human Services, Health Department, and Mental Health Agencies, as well as local education agencies, physicians, and other individuals to identify and locate children out of school and in school who may be in need of special education services. Please contact Ashdown Schools Special Education Department at 870-898-3208 ext. 1607 if you know any child who may have a disability.