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Special Education Services

The Vinita Public School District serves all children with disabilities ages 3 to 21 who are eligible for educational services in accordance with federal laws, P.L. 99-457 and P.L. 94-142, Oklahoma State Department Policies and Procedures, and local district policy.  For infants and toddlers (ages 0-3), the Vinita School District performs Child Find responsibilities. Infants and toddlers are referred by the school district in Craig, Mayes and Delaware County regional offices of sooner start for early intervention services through an IFSP (Individual Family Service Plan).
Categories of disabilities for school services include the following:

  • Speech or Language Impairment
  • Visual Impairment
  • Multiple Disabilities
  • Orthopedic Impairments
  • Development Delays (Ages 3-6)
  • Specific Learning Disability
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Deafness or Hearing Impairment
  • Deaf-Blindness
  • Mental Retardation
  • Other Health Impairments
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Specific Learning Disability
  • Autism

For Vinita District residents needing information regarding eligibility for services, please contact Mary Smith, 402 W. Clyde, Vinita, OK 74301 (918) 256-6692.

The Vinita District follows regulations regarding confidentially procedures and those pertaining to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). FERPA is part of Vinita Public Schools' District Policy. School patrons may obtain a complete copy of FERPA by requesting it from the secretary or the principal at any of the school sites.