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Special Education Department

Dr. Theresa Harrell, Director

 

The McComb School District is committed to providing a free, appropriate public education (FAPE) to students with disabilities, ages 3-21. In order to meet the unique educational needs of these students, a wide range of placement and programming options are utilized throughout the district.

 

To be eligible for special education services, a student must meet the eligibility criteria specified in the Mississippi State Policies Regarding Children with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004 (State Board Policy 74.19) and be in need of specialized instruction and/or related services. The thirteen disability categories include:

  1. Autism
  2. Deaf-Blind
  3. Developmental Delay
  4. Emotional Disability
  5. Hearing Impairment
  6. Language/Speech Impairment
  7. Intellectual Disability
  8. Multiple Disability
  9. Orthopedic Impairment
  10. Other Health Impairment
  11. Specific Learning disability
  12. Traumatic Brain Injury
  13. Visual Impairment

 

For further information please contact:

 

Dr. Theresa Harrell

Phone: 601-684-4661 ext. 1120

Fax: 601-249-4730

Email: harrellt2@mccomb.k12.ms.us