Special Education

What is Early Childhood Special Education? 


The Rockwood School District is responsible for providing a Free and Appropriate Public Education to children who have been identified as eligible according to the criteria outlined in the Missouri state education plan for Special Education.  Special Education and related services for preschool-aged children are referred to as Special Education.

Parents of children who are 3-5 years old or approaching 3 who suspect their child may have a developmental delay that may affect them educationally should contact Kristin Clemons at 636-891-6214 to begin the referral process.  

Missouri Procedural Safeguards.pdfMissouri Procedural Safeguards
Parents' Bill of Rights.pdfParents' Bill of Rights
Service Providers Include:

Speech/Language Pathologists
Occupational Therapists
Physical Therapists
School Psychological Examiners
Educational Diagnosticians
Social Workers
Vision Specialists
Behavior Analysts
Assistive Technology Facilitator
Process Coordinator​​
 Capable Kids and Families

 Public Notice

The Rockwood School District assures that it will provide a free, appropriate public education to all eligible children with disabilities between the ages of 3 and 21 under its jurisdiction.  Read the Public Notice.