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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.

Angie Mishoe
(803) 532-8005

Administrative Assistant/Medicaid Coordinator
Ginger Harmon
(803) 532-8005
Data Compliance Specialist
Karen Morell
(803) 532-1744

School Pychologist
William Christopher
(803) 532-8005 ext. 1010
School Psychologist
Lorraine Tavarez Lopez
(803) 532-8005