Special Services

Child Find

The Barbour County School District is committed to providing educational opportunities to all exceptional children.  Special programs for Autism, Deaf-Blindness, Developmental Delay, Emotional Disability, Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Disability, Multiple Disabilities, Orthopedic Impairment, Other Health Impairment, Specific Learning Disability, Speech or Language Impairment, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Visual Impairment are provided.  However, before exceptional children can be helped, they must be found, and plans for educating them must be made.  If you live in Barbour County and have a child or know of a child who is exceptional and not in school, call 334-775-3453 ext. 1011 or 334-616-3839 or write CHILD FIND, BARBOUR COUNTY SCHOOLS, SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, POST OFFICE BOX 429, CLAYTON, ALABAMA 36016.  

 

 

Notice of Destruction of Special Education Records

Request copies of records by September 30, 2020

June 30, 2020

Attention Parents/Guardians, Former Students, Eligible (Adult) Students:

Special Education Records, which have been collected by the Barbour County School District related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of Special Education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for a period of five years after Special Education services have ended for the student.  Special Education services end when the student no longer is eligible for services, graduates, completes his or her educational program or moves from the district.  

This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of Barbour County Schools' intent to destroy the Special Education records of students who received Special Education services before and during the 2014-2015 school year.  These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student notifies the school district otherwise. 

After five years, the records are no longer useful to the district, but they may be helpful to the parent/guardian or former student in applying for Social Security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc.  The parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student may request a copy of the records in writing or in person at the following address:

Barbour County School · Post Office Box 429 · Clayton, AL 36016

After five years, the records are no longer useful to the district, but they may be useful to the parent/guardian or former student in applying for Social Security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc.  The parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student may request a copy of the records in writing or in person at the following address:

Barbour County School · Post Office Box 429 · Clayton, AL 36016