Richland School District offers a continuum of programs and services for young people from birth to age 21 who live within Richland School District boundaries who may need special education services.
The Richland School District defines special education needs as having concerns with: hearing, vision, speech, language, health, nutrition, learning, developmental delay, transportation, behavior management, mental retardation, birth defects, orthopedic or spinal problems, autism or other disabilities.
Persons knowing of or families with children having any of these conditions are encouraged to contact their home school principal or counselor or the Special Programs Office (967-6050).
AVAILABILITY OF PUBLIC DOCUMENTS
Any application and any required policies, procedures, evaluations, plans, and reports relating to Special Education will be made readily available to parents and other members of the general public through the District's Special Education office.
For copies of student records and reports such as evaluations and IEP plans, please contact our records clerk at (509) 967-6054 or email: Jolee.Cottrill@rsd.edu.
Please contact the Director of Special Education at (509) 967-6050 for other information.
SPECIAL EDUCATION SUPPORT CENTER
The Special Education Support Center website provides information and support to families, educators and community members who want to understand more about special education services. The link is: www.specialeducationsupportcenter.org