• Toppenish School District Special Services Department


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    Special Education

    Children with physical, emotional, academic, or intellectual disabilities may be eligible for special services through the district’s Special Education program. Assessments are done at the school level, and parents are involved in the assessment process and in determining placement into the program. For more information, please contact an administrator at your child’s school or the Special Services Office at 509-865-8284.

    Services for children Birth - 2 years old can be obtained through Children’s Village:

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    Children’s Village
    3801 Kern Road
    Yakima, WA 98902
    (509) 574-3200
    Toll Free (800) 745-1077
    Fax Number: (509) 574-3210
    www.yakimachildrensvillage.org

    Child Find

    ChildFind

    The Toppenish School District conducts specific activities for the purposes of locating, evaluating and identifying students ages birth to twenty-one (21) with suspected disabilities and who reside within the district’s boundaries.

    Free Developmental Screenings are available for children ages birth through five.

    Children are screened in the areas of motor, concepts, speech and language by professionals. A hearing and vision screening may also be done. Developmental screening can identify children who are in need of further evaluation and/or participation in early intervention or early childhood services that address their areas of need.

    For children ages birth through two years of age, please call Children’s Village at 509-574-3200.

    For children ages 3-5 years, please call Special Services at 509-865-8284.

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    Special Education Contacts

    Sandie Birley
    Director of Special Services
    sbirley@toppenish.wednet.edu
    Phone: 509-865-8284

    Candy Arroyo
    Special Services Secretary
    carroyo@toppenish.wednet.edu
    Phone: 509-865-8284

    Patti Rowe
    Special Services Secretary
    Student Records Requests
    prowe@toppenish.wednet.edu
    Phone: 509-865-8193

    Lucia Ramirez
    Special Services Clerk
    lramirez@toppenish.wednet.edu
    Phone: 509-865-8084

    Kim Williams
    Special Education Instructional Coach
    kwilliams@toppenish.wednet.edu
    Phone: 509-985-1067