Exceptional Children

"Our goal is to work collaboratively with schools, parents, students and
 the community to ensure every Hickory Public Schools' student is successful
."

 Contact Us:
Address: 432 4th Ave SW, Hickory, NC 28602
Phone: (828) 322-2855
Fax: (828) 322-1834

 Tammy Beach
Director of Exceptional Children
beachta@hickoryschools.net 
 Brittany Dixon
Administrative Assistant / Data Manager
dixonbr@hickoryschools.net 
Jeff King
Program Specialist 
kingje@hickoryschools.net 
 Jennifer Dale
Program Support Specialist / Autism Specialist
Daleje@hickoryschools.net 
 Kathy Giovannini
Pre-K Coordinator
Giovanninika@hickoryschools.net  


Resources

- NCDPI EC Website

- NC Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities

- Parent Rights and Responsibilities NC Notice of Procedural Safeguards
* Handbook (Engligh)
* Handbook (Spanish

- EC Forms

- Categories of Eligibility

- Project Child Find

- NC Dept of Vocational Rehabilitation

- Dyslexia Topic Brief

- Exceptional Children's Assistance Center

- Catawba County Partnership for Children

- Special Olympics

-Behavior Assistance Request


"And, perhaps the best answer is not to tolerate differences, not even to accept them.  But, to celebrate them.  Maybe then, those who are different would feel more loved and less, well...tolerated."

- Bill Konigsberg