How We Support Students
The primary responsibility of the Office of Specialized Learning & Services is to provide quality programs and services to diverse groups of students in special populations. Special Populations are student groups that require instructional support beyond what general education provides. The Office of Specialized Learning & Services consists of Dyslexia and Section 504/ADA, Gifted and Talented, Multilingual Programs, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, and the Office of Special Education Services.
Our programs and services promote equity and success while preparing special population students for college and/or their careers. We ensure district and campus leaders are provided with the appropriate resources, services, and programs available for students identified as English Learners (EL), Immigrant, Refugee, Migrant, Gifted & Talented (G/T), Special Education (SPED), Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), and students referred to the Intervention Assistance Team (IAT).
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How do I request testing for Special Education Services?
How to request G/T evaluation for my current HISD student?