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Whom to call... A list of first contacts for parents of children with disabilities

Whom to call...

A list of first contacts for parents of children with disabilities

Topic/Issue

Suggested Contact (In order)

I think my school-age child has a disability

The problem solving team (PST) chair at my school,

School counselor

I think my age 3-5 (preschool) child has a disability

EC Preschool Coordinator at the Edgecombe County Schools district office (Dr. Reida Roberts--641-2600)

I think my age 0-3 (infant/toddler) child has a disability

Child Development Services Agency (CDSA)

Ben Edwards

ben.edwards@dhhs.nc.gov

141 Storage Drive

Rocky Mount, NC 27804

Phone: 252-443-0318

Fax: 252-443-5079

I think my private or home school child has a disability.

The EC Director at the Board of Education district office (Dr. Reida Roberts--641-2600)

I need a copy of my child's EC records.

My child's special education teacher (for current students),

EC Data Manager Angel Walker (641-2634)  (for a student who has transferred or graduated)

I'm unhappy with my child's progress.

My child's classroom teacher,

My child's special education teacher,

The problem solving team (PST)  chair at my school,

School counselor

My child needs special transportation.

My child's special education teacher,

A principal or assistant principal at my child's school

I disagree with the decisions of my child's teacher.

My child's teacher

A principal or assistant principal at my child's school

The district office EC program specialist assigned to my child's school:

  • Elementary, Margaret Claytor 904-4926
  • Middle, Melinda Brown 883-6742
  • High, Alicia Atkinson 907-3466

 

The EC Director at the Board of Education district office (Dr. Reida Roberts--641-2600)

I disagree with the decisions of my child's IEP team.

The EC Director at the Board of Education district office (Dr. Reida Roberts--641-2600)

I have a complaint about a staff member or policy.

A principal or assistant principal at my child's school

The EC Director at the Board of Education district office (Dr. Reida Roberts--641-2600)

I need support or advocacy for my child/my family.

The EC Webpage "Parent Resources," school counselor

I have questions about mental health services available in my community.

EastPoint at http://www.eastpointe.net or 1-800-513-4002

Any other questions or concerns

The district office EC program specialist assigned to my child's school

  • Elementary, Margaret Claytor 904-4926
  • Middle, Melinda Brown 883-6742
  • High, Alicia Atkinson 907-3466

The EC Director at the Board of Education district office

(Dr. Reida Roberts--641-2600)