WELCOME TO SPECIAL SERVICES 

The Special Services Department provides special education services to students found to have learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, sensory or physical disabilities, autism, giftedness, or behavior disorders according to the eligibility standards established by the Tennessee Department of Education.  Services are provided by licensed teachers, certified professional staff, and trained paraprofessionals in accordance with The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), U. S. Department of Education regulations, and Tennessee law and regulations.  

Teacher with students holding hands

 

MISSION STATEMENT

 

The Department of Special Services subscribes to the mission of the Hamblen County 

Board of Education and remains committed to the goals of the district. 

The departmental mission is to proactively identify and accommodate disabilities

on a case-by-case basis while ensuring that each child has access to the

general curriculum to the maximum extent possible.  

 

 

 


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