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Child Find

  Child Find  

As a part of the district’s comprehensive Child Find System, all children age birth through 21 years of age who have disabilities and are living in the school district shall be identified, located, and assessed in regard to their needs for special education and related services. The district ensures the provision of a full educational opportunity for these individuals. The district further ensures that a free appropriate public education (FAPE) is available to all children with disabilities aged 3 years through 21 years of age. Children with disabilities who are eligible for special education are those students who have reached their third birthday and have not reached their twenty‐second birthday on September 1 of the current school year.

Educational Disabilities Include:

  • Other Health Impairment (OHI)
  • Orthopedically Impaired (OI)
  • Auditory impairment (AI)
  • Visual Impairment (VI)
  • Deaf/Blind (DB)
  • Intellectual Disabilities (ID)
  • Emotional Disturbance (ED)
  • Learning Disability (LD)
  • Speech Impairment (SI)
  • Autism (AU)
  • Multiple Disabilities (MD)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Noncategorical Early Childhood (NCEC) 

Senate Bill 139, Notice to Families 

District Operating Procedures for Referral for Possible Special Education Services 

Please contact the campus educational diagnostician or speech theapist for more information on Child Find:

 Educational Diagnostician 

Shally Watts

 Bridge City High School 

(409) 735-1635


Amber Hass

Bridge City Elementary/Bridge City Intermediate 

(409) 735-0934


Jessica Risinger

Bridge City Middle/Bridge City Intermediate

(409) 735-1734


  Speech Therapist 

Meghan Richey, CCC/SLP

Bridge City Elementary / Bridge City Middle

(409) 735-0923


Janet Morris, CCC/SLP

Bridge City Intermediate / Bridge City Middle / Bridge City High School 

(409) 792-8823


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