Any Parent who may suspect their child, birth through 21, has a disability, should call the Valley View School Special Education Director, Kevin Phillips, at 937-855-6581 ext. 3010 or Lisa Minton, the Special Education Secretary, at (937)855-6581, Ext. 5010.
- Valley View School District is attempting to identify, locate and evaluate all children in the community who may have a disability.
- Children age three through five may have a disability if child has a documented deficit in: communication skills, hearing abilities, motor functioning, social emotional behavior functioning or vision abilities.
- School age students – a disability means a person having one or more conditions such as autism, hearing impairment, intellectually disabled, orthopedic and/or other health impairment, severe emotional disturbance, speech or language impairment, a specific learning disability, traumatic brain injury or a visual impairment.
- According to Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act, any student with a handicap will not be discriminated against and may qualify for special services. An individual with a handicap means a person who has, or had, or is regarded as having a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of his/her major life activities.