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Special Programs/ Special Education

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Cherie Emmons
Special Programs/Special Education

The district provides special programs for gifted and talented students, bilingual student, migrant students, students with limithed English proficiency, dyslexic students, and students with disabilities.

Any questions about eligibility requirements as well as programs and services offered in the district or by other organizations you can contact Mrs. Cherie Emmons at or by calling the school 361-294-5381.


ELS Reading Program
New reading program being offered as an online in-home product to the Sarita community. For more information contact Mrs. Emmons.


Dyslexia and Related Disorders
TEA page with resources to assist in identifying and providing services for students with dyslexia and related disorders in Texas schools.


Dyslexia Handbook Update 2021
Effective February 10,  2022


Operating Procedures for Special Education Services


Delayed or Denied Evaluations & Compensatory Services
Evaluaciones Retrasadas o Denegadas & Servicios Compensatorios


Resources on Special Education
(Information regarding Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Dyslexia, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, Section 504)


The Legal Framework for the Child-Centered Special Education Process


Transitions and Employment Guide


Updates in Special Education
Actualizaciones en Educación Especial