2018-2019 School Year
Currituck County Schools Exceptional Children Program Leadership Team
Director of Exceptional Children
Deidre Simmons Preschool Coordinator Dana Parker Behavior Support Liaison Sue Giordano Co-Lead Speech Therapist Kellie Carter Co-Lead Speech Therapist Kim McClellan Lead School Psychologist Kay Wittenberg Administrative AssistantAbout our Program
Currituck County Schools offer a full continuum of services for students identified as Exceptional Children ages three through twenty-one. Services are provided for students identified as Autistic, Hearing Impaired, Deaf/Blind, Deaf, Multihandicapped, Orthopedically Impaired, Other Health Impaired, Preschool Delayed/Atypical, Specific Learning Disabled, Speech-Language Impaired, Traumatic Brain Injured, Visually Impaired; or as having a Serious Emotional Disability, or a Mild, Moderate, or Severe Intellectual Disability.
In addition, the Exceptional Children's Program serves students who have been identified as Academically and Intellectually Gifted.
Our programs are federal, state, and locally funded and all programs follow the Procedures Governing Programs and Services for Children with Disabilities or the locally adopted Academically and Intellectually Gifted Plan and state guidelines.
Referrals to the Exceptional Children programs are made through the Student Assistance Team. Certified school psychologists are available to complete evaluations with no cost to the parent.
Please contact Jamie Miller, Director of Exceptional Children, at 252-232-2223, ext. 1018 for any further information.
You can help...
Project Child Find
Child Find is an effort coordinated by the Currituck County School System and the Exceptional Children Division of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to locate and identify children and youth ages 0 through 21 with disabilities who are in need of special education and related services; and to inform parents and/or guardians of the services available from their local school system and other state and community agencies.
21st Century Pedagogy:
Handbook of Parents' Rights, English VersionParent Partners Project: How you can be more involved!
http://ec.ncpublicschools.gov/parent-resources/ecacFor More Information...visit
Exceptional Children Division, NCDPITo review our LEA Annual Performance Reports 2011-2012
Last Modified on December 21, 2018