Announcement: Parents of Children with Disabilities: Building Partnerships…Working Together Mississippi Parent Conference
October 7, 2021:
Building Partnerships…Working Together Mississippi Parent Conference.
This event will provide guidance and training for parents, teachers, advocates, and others as it pertains to children with disabilities. The conference will be held in person at the Hilton on County Line Road in Jackson. Guests will also have the option to attend virtually.
Registration link for the Building Partnerships…Working Together Mississippi Parent Conference:
Special Services serves children ages 3-21 in a continuum of services at each grade level and school. Services include inclusion, tutorial, resource, self contained, community-based programs, district severe profound program, day treatment classes/programs, behavior classes, developmentally delayed preschool program, multi-disabled class, developmentally delayed K-2 classes, and homebound services.
Section 504 plans are offered to eligible students.
Automation of Special educaion funding begins 2017-18. You may visit www.mde.k12.ms.us, click on federal programs and select the MCAPS button. All funding for Title and SPED are included in the MCAPS view available for public view. (see newspaper article below)
Special Services Information click here
The MSU ACCESS program is an inclusive and comprehensive plan to promote the successful transition of students with intellectual disabilities into higher education. These students have a desire to continue academic, career and technical, and independent living instruction in order to prepare for gainful employment. The program includes an advising and curriculum structure; and requires students with intellectual disabilities to participate on not less than a halftime basis with nondisabled students in (1) regular enrollment in credit-bearing courses, (2) auditing or participating in courses for which the student does not receive regular academic credit, (3) enrollment in noncredit-bearing, non-degree courses, or (4) participation in internships or work-based training.
For further information contact 601-788-5908.