Wood County Special Education SSA
Quitman, TX 75783
The Wood County Special Education SSA provides comprehensive special education services to eligible students in five Wood County school districts--Alba-Golden, Hawkins, Mineola, Quitman, and Yantis. Services are provided for students ages 3 through 21 years and children from birth through age 21 years who have hearing or visual impairments.
Evaluations in the schools are provided for several areas of suspected disability:
All referrals are considered confidential and services are provided at no cost to parents. A free, appropriate, public education with a full continuum of services is available. Children birth to 3 years old with other disabilities are referred to appropriate agencies for services.
Consideration of a student's need for special education can be initiated by a parent, guardian, teacher, physician, community agency, or other appropriate individuals. For students presently attending a public school within Wood County, contact the campus principal with a referral request. For a referral of a child not attending a public school, contact Wood County Special Education SSA at 903-763-2253.