LRSD Early Childhood Special Services Program

The Little Rock School District now provides Early Childhood Special Education Services.  Children, ages three (3) through five (5) years, who reside within the Little Rock School District attendance zone may be eligible.  These therapeutic services are not only provided on the elementary school campuses, but also in public and private preschool programs, licensed child care centers, ABC programs, and Head Start centers.

A child may be eligible for services if he/she is experiencing delays that interfere with development in one or more of the following areas:

•    Speech/Language
•    Vision/Hearing
•    Adaptive/Self Help
•    Cognitive/readiness skills
•    Behavioral/social skills
•    Gross and fine motor skills

Each child’s therapeutic program is individually planned, and designed to prepare the child for future success in school.  All of the following services are provided at no cost to the family:

•    Developmental screenings
•    Comprehensive evaluations
•    Specialized instruction
•    Speech/language therapy
•    Physical therapy
•    Occupational therapy
•    Other appropriately identified services

If you are the parent/guardian of a preschool child; or know of a child who is experiencing developmental delays, you may make a referral by contacting us at the following:

Little Rock School District
Early Childhood Special Services Program
2700 South Main Street
Little Rock, AR 72206
501.447.6100 Fax 501.447.6101
Thelma Jasper, Early Childhood Special Services Coordinator