The Klein Independent School District Special Education Department provides educational services to an estimated 4,000 students with special needs.
Teachers, instructional aides, speech pathologists and related service personnel provide instruction and related services to students who have a disability.
Students are eligible for special education services from the age of 3 through 21. Students who have hearing and vision disabilities may receive services from birth.
To be eligible for special education services, students must meet eligibility requirements as a student with an orthopedic impairment, other health impairment, auditory impairment, visual impairment, diagnosis of deaf/blind, intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbance, learning disability, speech impairment, multiple disabilities, autism, non-categorical early childhood, or traumatic brain injury.
Klein ISD provides a full continuum of special education services for students including in-class supports, resource classes, speech/language supports and transition services. In addition, Klein offers preschool programs for children with disabilities (PPCD), social and behavioral programs, and developmental classes which are offered at cluster programs across the district. Related services may include special transportation, adaptive equipment, and school health services, psychological services, counseling services, occupational therapy, physical therapy, orientation and mobility training.
Are you the parent of a pre-school (3-5 years) or school aged child and have concerns regarding your child’s physical, speech, and/or emotional development? Is your child experiencing academic problems which could interfere significantly with educational success? If so, we encourage you to contact your child’s home campus or the Special Education Department at 832-249-4355 to discuss your concerns and learn more about the referral process.