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Welcome to the Giddings ISD Special Education Department


INFORMATION FOR PRESCHOOL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN GIDDINGS 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

Giddings Independent School District will be conducting a screening for children who will be three or four years of age on or before September 1 of the current year, and who are suspected of having a possible developmental delay in the areas of speech, physical development, learning ability, or who have a serious health problem. The screening will be held at Giddings Elementary School on Thursday, August 13, 2020 between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM and on Thursday, August 20, 2020 by appointment only.

The Early Childhood screening consists of simple tasks such as identifying pictures and colors, repeating numbers and answering various questions. A parent or legal guardian must sign permission for the screening and fill out various forms related to the child’s background and health. The screening will take approximately one hour. To schedule an appointment for your child to be screened, please call the Giddings ISD Office of Special Education at 979-542-2875.


INFORMACION PARA EL PROGRAMA PREESCOLAR PARA NIÑOS CON INCAPACIDADES EN GIDDINGS AÑO ESCOLAR 2020-2021

El Distrito Escolar Independiente de Giddings llevará a cabo un proceso de detección para los niños que tengan tres a cuatro años de edad en o antes del 1 de septiembre de este año, y que se les sospeche de tener un posible retraso en el desarrollo en las áreas de habla, desarrollo físico, capacidad de aprendizaje, o que tengan un problema grave de salud. El proceso de detección se llevara a cabo en la Escuela primaria Giddings, 13 de agosto, 2020 entre las 9:00 Am y las 12:00 PM y el jueves, 20 de agosto, 2020 con cita previa.

El proceso de detección de la primera infancia consiste en tareas sencillas como identificar imágenes y colores, repitiendo números y respondiendo a varias preguntas. Un padre o tutor legal debe firmar el permiso para el proceso de detección y llenar varias formas relacionadas con los antecedentes y la salud del niño. El proceso se llevará aproximadamente una hora. Para programar una cita para su hijo, por favor llame a la oficina de Educación Especial al 979-542-2875.

The GISD Special Education office is located at

2337 North Main Street
Giddings, TX 78942

Phone: 979-542-2875

Fax: 979-542-9264


The Giddings ISD provides services for persons between the age of 3 years and 21 years of age who may be:

  • Orthopedically Impaired
  • Other Health Impaired
  • Intellectually Impaired
  • Emotionally Impaired
  • Learning Impaired
  • Speech Impaired
  • Autistic/Pervasive
  • Developmental Disorder
  • Multiple Disabilities
  • Traumatic Brain Injured

Persons who are between the age of 0 - 22 who may be:

  • Visually Impaired
  • Auditorially Impaired
  • Deaf/Blind

The Giddings Office of Special Education provides the following resource services to the disabled who are between the age of 3 - 21:

  • Screening
  • Individual Assessment
  • Educational
  • Speech/Language Therapy
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Vocational Assessments
  • Vocational Adjustment Classes
  • Transition Services