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Local Special Education Contacts

This page provides a list of Special Education contacts for your county. Please select the beginning letter of your county and then select your county name to find the appropriate contact information.

Local Special Education Contacts for Hampton City

Child Find is a continuous process of public awareness activities, screening and evaluation designed to locate, identify, and refer as early as possible all young children with disabilities and their families who are in need of Early Intervention Program (Part C) or Preschool Special Education (Part B/619) services of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA).
Many school divisions in Virginia operate Parent Resource Centers for parents and guardians of children receiving Special Education services. These centers offer training, information, and assistance, free of charge. Because they are operated by school divisions, Virginia's Parent Resource Centers vary in the types of services they offer. Another Resource: The Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC) builds positive futures for Virginia's children by working collaboratively with families, schools and communities in order to improve opportunities for excellence in education and success in school and community life. Our special focus is children with disabilities.
- Statewide Contact:
means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parent(s), to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, including instruction conducted in a classroom, in the home, in hospitals, in institutions, and in other settings and instruction in physical education.
Virginia school divisions are required to have a special education advisory committee. The purpose of the committee is to provide an opportunity for parents and other school board appointees to have a voice in the way that school divisions provide services to students with disabilities. LSEAC members are appointed by local school boards. The committees provide reports and recommendations to their school boards.
The mission of Virginia's Training and Technical Assistance Centers (T/TAC) is to improve educational opportunities and contribute to the success of children and youth with disabilities (birth - 22 years). The Centers provide quality training and technical assistance in response to local, regional, and state needs. T/TAC services increase the capacity of schools, school personnel, service providers, and families to meet the needs of children and youth. There are 8 regional T/TACs.