Special Education Child Find

In accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Opp City Schools announces ongoing Child Find activities to locate, identify and evaluate children with disabilities from 3-21 years of age.  If you know of anyone ages 3-21 with a disability who is not presently enrolled in a public school program, please contact the appropriate person as indicated below.

  • Residing within the Opp City School District: Samantha Russell 493-3173
  • Ages 3-5 residing within the Andalusia City School District: Alexa Padgett at 222-1224 ext 306
  • Ages 6-21 residing within the Andalusia City School District: Lindsey Cross at 222-3186 ext 5
  • Residing within the Covington County School District: Kelley McCullough 427-3819

Resources for Teachers

https://linktr.ee/SpecialEdServices - ALSDE Special Education Services Resources and Support


https://sites.google.com/alex.state.al.us/alexevents/special-education-resources - ALEX Special Education Resources


https://www.livebinders.com/b/2722764&present=true - Inclusion and Resource Support for Alabama Educators


https://www.livebinders.com/b/2684268 - ALSDE Digital Learning Repository


https://www.livebinders.com/b/2835375 - Secondary Transition Resources

https://www.livebinders.com/b/2746754 - Alternate Achievement Live Binder

Resources for Parents

https://www.alabamaachieves.org/ - Alabama State Department of Education Website


http://alabamaparentcenter.com/ - Alabama Parent Education Center


https://ldaalabama.org/ - Learning Disabilities Association of Alabama


https://www.rehab.alabama.gov/services/crs - Alabama Children’s Rehabilitation Services


https://www.acdd.org/ - Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities


http://www.rehab.alabama.gov/services/ei - Alabama Early Intervention Services

https://www.autism-alabama.org/ - Autism Society of Alabama