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Seeking Gwinnett children in need of special services

GCPS hosts event to identify children in need of special services

In an effort to identify and support children with disabilities who are currently enrolled in private or home school programs in Gwinnett County, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) will host an event next week to provide information about possible services available through the school system to students with special needs. GCPS is required by law to locate and identify children aged from birth to 21-years-old with disabilities who are in need of special education and related services.

The GCPS Child Find event will be held on the following date and time:

GCPS Child Find
Date:   June 25, 2013
Time:  12:30 p.m. ­ 2:30 p.m.
Location:   GCPS Instructional Support Center, Building 200,
                 Central Gwinnett Room,
                 437 Old Peachtree Road, Suwanee, 30024

Parents and guardians who are not able to attend and believe they may have a child with a disability, can contact the GCPS Department of Special Education and Psychological Services by speaking with the following representatives:

   · Jackie McNair, Special Education Parent Mentor (678) 301-7149 or

   · Sonya Dotson-Powell, Special Education Parent Mentor (678) 301-7212 or

   · Denise Hudson, Compliance Assistant (678) 301-7104  or

   · Leslie Sierra, Teaching & Learning Assistant (678) 301-7244 or