Identifying Disabled Children

The Washington County Public School System provides a Free and Appropriate Public Education for all identified eligible disabled students, ages 2 to 21, residing within Washington County.  Please see

Early intervention is very important with disabled children. Additional information concerning the Early Childhood Special Education Program and services for preschool children is available from Special Services personnel at 276-739-3041. School-aged children who may have a disability may be referred to the Child Study Committee at each school or by contacting the Supervisor of Special Education at (276) 739-3041. If a school-aged child attending a private or parochial school, located within the Washington County Public School Division, is suspected of having a disability, that child may be referred by contacting the Supervisor of Special Education at (276) 739-3041.

Contact Person: 
Paulette Nester