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Special Education Information

 
 
Santa Fe South Schools, Inc.
Special Education Services
 
The purpose of special education is to minimize the impact of the disability and maximize the opportunity for the student to be successful in school.
 
Do you know of a child who has a disability?
Santa Fe South Schools provides programs for all children who qualify for special education and related services. If you suspect your child may have a disability, or if you would like more information about special education services at Santa Fe South, please contact Mrs. Monica McFarlin at (405) 365-9010.
 
¿Conoce usted a un niño que tiene una discapacidad?
Las escuelas Santa Fe South proveen programas para todos los estudiantes que califican para servicios especiales. Si usted cree que su hijo/a necesita servicios especiales, o si le gustaría más información sobre servicios especiales, por favor llamar a la Sra. Monica McFarlin al (405) 365-9010.
 
CHILD FIND INFORMATION
This notice is to inform you that Santa Fe South Schools, Inc. is maintaining an ongoing Child Find search to locate, identify and evaluate any child age 3-21 with an established or suspected disability. Child Find efforts include all individuals age 3-21 not enrolled in school as well as those who attend public and private schools, Head Start, state
institutions and other child care or treatment facilities. 
 
Santa Fe South Schools, Inc. has established and maintains a comprehensive screening and multidisciplinary referral, evaluation, and eligibility process for the identification of children with suspected disabilities. Child Find activities contain a mandate for public awareness of contact, location, and established screening procedures. Information regarding evaluation procedures can be obtained by contacting Monica McFarlin, 4825 South Shields Blvd., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73129. Phone contact is available at (405) 365-9010.
 
As mandated by the Oklahoma State Department of Education, Santa Fe South Schools, Inc. is required to fully inform parents that personally identify information is maintained on all children who are referred and evaluated under the provisions of Child Find. The types of information sought may include but not limited to: parent concerns,
developmental, adaptive behavior, sociocultural, health/medical, vision, hearing, motor, perceptual/processing, behavior, psychological, vocational and information gained through observations in the classroom and other environments. 
 
It is the responsibility of Santa Fe South Schools, Inc. to inform parents/guardians of their rights under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and their rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Procedural Safeguards.
 
Other Resources:
 
Oklahoma State Department of Education, Special Education Services Website:
 
Oklahoma Parents' Center:
 
 
 
Procedures to file a complaint with the district (LEA) or State:
 
 
Procedures for going to mediation with the district:
 
 
Due process procedures: