Low Incidence Disabilities (LID)

Severe and Profound Cognitive Disability, Medically Fragile, Deafblind

  • Serve as the first point of contact for school personnel and families of students who are severely and profoundly cognitively disabled, medically fragile, and/or deafblind. Serve as an information and referral source for students in this population.
  • Provide/coordinate regional workshops for professionals and parents of students in this category including those identified through the deafblind census.
  • Specifically address low-incidence disabilities issues through ESC needs assessments and regional plans and address deafblindness in the Regional plan for Students with Visual Impairments.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the regional activities regarding the three low-incidence disabilities.
  • Provide technical assistance from a deafblind specialist.
  • Collaborate with the Texas Deafblind Project to provide on-site consultation to students with deafblindness;
  • Train and assist districts and Early Childhood Intervention programs to appropriately identify students with deafblindness and report them on the deafblind census;
  • Collect, verify, and review district deafblind census information and forward it to the Texas Deafblind Project; and
  • Personally contact every family and at least one professional connected to each child on the census to provide information about the Texas Deafblind Project.

If you have a child with any of these disabilities consider Electra ISD as your childs educational facility ;and, Electra as your home.
Electra ISD has qualified Special Needs Teachers with an adequate number of Support Teaching Aides per special needs child.

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