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Special Services

 
Students with disabilities are served in the least restrictive environment based upon their individual needs. Lexington County School District Three offers a full continuum of special education programs. The identification of children is based upon federal and state regulations and guidelines. Children may be eligible in one or more of the following areas of disability.
 
  • Autism
  • Developmental Delay
  • Emotional Disability
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Intellectual Disability (Mild, Moderate, Severe)
  • Learning Disability 
  • Multiple Disabilities
  • Orthopedic Impairment
  • Other Health Impaired
  • Speech or Language Impairment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Visual Impairment

 

Related Services may be necessary to assist a student.  As appropriate, the following related services may be provided.

  • Adaptive Physical Education
  • Assistive Technology
  • Counseling Services
  • Interpreter Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orientation and Mobility Training
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nursing Services
  • Transportation
 
 
If you are transferring to Lexington School District Three:
  1. Register your child at the appropriate school.
  2. Provide the school with your child's most recent IEP.
  3. Provide the school with the most recent copies of all evaluations, including psychological and speech reports and related service evaluations; i.e., PT, OT.
  4. An IEP team meeting will be held to review records and determine appropriate placement.

To Request Records:  Contact Ginger Harmon (803) 532-8005

 

Child Find

Lexington County School District Three offers developmental screening for children between the ages of three (3) and five (5) NOT currently enrolled in public school.  Please call the Special Services Office at 532-8005 to schedule an appointment for screening if you suspect that your child may have a delay in one of the areas below.

Motor Skills 
Social Skills 
Language Skills 
Cognitive (School Readiness) Skills 
Self-Help (Feeding, Toileting, Dressing) Skills  
 
Preschool screenings will be conducted at Batesburg-Leesville Primary School (800 Summerland Avenue) on the following days.
 
 
08/31/2018 2/22/2019
10/26/2018 4/26/2019
11/30/2018 5/17/2019
 

Director
Jaime Hembree
(803) 532-8005
jhembree@lex3.org

School Psychologist
Sherronda Bridges
(803) 532-8005, ext.1010
sbridges@lex3.org

Administrative Assistant/Medicaid Coordinator
Ginger Harmon
(803) 532-8005
gharmon@lex3.org
 
Data Compliance Specialist
Karen Morell
(803) 532-1744
kmorell@lex3.org