Exceptional Children Resources


Parent Rights & Responsibilities in Special Education coverContact Information

Mrs. Glenda Starr
Director of Exceptional Children

Physical Address
172 Lukin Street
Marion, NC 28752

Mailing Address
PO Box 1024
Marion, NC 28752

Phone: (828) 652-6580
Fax: (828) 652-8756

Parent Handbooks

Parent Rights & Responsibilities in Special Education English (PDF)
Derechos Y Responsabilidades De Los Padres De Familia En Educación Especial (PDF)

Exceptional Children's Assistance Center



NC  Public Schools - Exceptional Children's Division
Website for NC Public School Exceptional Children Department

Do2Learn: Educational Resources
Do2learn provides thousands of pages of social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills.

Exceptional Children Assistance Center
Learn how to be an effective partner in your planning your child's educational program. Become your child’s best and most effective advocate!

Family Support Network of NC
Families benefit from the help and support that other families can provide and from information about their child's special needs and available resources. With this information, families can make informed decisions about services and support.

Parent resources from NC Public School Exceptional Children Department

TEACCH Autism Program

McDowell County Special Olympics
The site for Special Olympics McDowell County! Here you can find information about getting involved with our local program.

National Center for Learning Disabilities
Committed to ensuring that all students with learning disabilities graduate from high school with a standard diploma—prepared for college and the workplace.

NC State Improvement Project
Survey for parents linked to our reading and math initiatives in exceptional children classroom in McDowell County

The Learning Disabilities Association of North Carolina
Promotes awareness of the multifaceted nature of learning disabilities.

College Resources for Students with Disabilities