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  • The Texas Transition and Employment Guide provides information to Texas Public School students who may have received special education services due to a disability. This guide has steps students and their parents can take to guide students in finding the right work or educational choices after high school.

    Texas Transition and Employment Guide

    Texas Transition Website

  • Special services are available to eligible infants, children and young adults identified with a disability or who may be experience difficulties in one or more of the following areas: 

    ~Physical Disability
    ~Deaf or Hard of Hearing
    ~Visual Impairment
    ~Deaf-Blind
    ~Intellectual Disability
    ~Speech/Language Impairment
    ~Autism
    ~Health Impairment
    ~Traumatic Brain Injury

    Please contact the Mabank ISD Special Programs Office for more information about accessing Child Find services.
Special Programs Staff
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Timbra YoakumDirector of Special Programs
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Sarah MorrisSecretary, Special Programs
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Kristal AllenSpeech/Language Pathologist
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Macy BrockmanSpeech Assistant
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Taylor BaileySpeech Assistant
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Rachel DoughertyCertified Occupational Therapist Assistant
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Jacquelyn GraysonDiagnostician
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Carrie HudsonDiagnostician
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Angie HullumLicensed Physical Therapist Assistant
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Mallory KeelingSLP Assistant
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Pamela LewisARD Facilitator
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Stacie MorrisLicensed Specialist in School Psychology
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Sandra QuickDiagnostician
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Jennifer RussellCounselor
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Michelle SchauerDiagnostician
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Adrienne SmithDiagnostician
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Tiffany RobertsBehavior Counselor
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Robin WelchTransition Specialist
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Sherrie WhiteDiagnostician
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Special Education Useful Websites


Please Note: The websites listed in this section have in no way been approved for accuracy or endorsed by the MISD School Board, Administration, Staff or its patrons. All sites listed were identified by individual special education staff members or family members with children receiving special education services with the intent of helping others locate key resources in the area of special education. If you find any materials contained in any of the sites objectionable, please immediately notify Timbra Yoakum, M.I.S.D. Director of Special Programs. Thanks.


General Information about Children with Disabilities

  1. www.ed.gov  - United States Department of Education
  2. www.wrightslaw.com  The Special Education Advocate
  3. www.disabilityrightstx.org  Advocacy for the rights of disabled persons
  4. www.tea.texas.gov  Texas Education Agency
  5. www.ascd.org   Association for Supervision of curriculum Development
  6. www.cec.sped.org   Council for Exceptional Children
  7. www.aacap.org   American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  8. www.proactiveparent.com Resources for parents/teachers of students with reading difficulties
  9. www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers  US Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation   

Information about Bipolar and Other Psychological Disorders

  1. www.nimh.nih.gov  Official site of the national Institute of Mental health
  2. www.jbrf.org  Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation

ADD/ADHD

  1. www.add.org  Attention Deficit Disorder Association
  2. www.chadd.org  Children and Adults with ADHD

Dyslexia

  1. www.interdys.org  International Dyslexia Association

Down Syndrome

  1. www.ndss.org  National Down Syndrome Society

Autism

  1. www.feat.org  Families for Early Autism Treatment
  2. www.behavior.org  Behavioral Programming for Children with Autism
  3. www.autism-society.org   Autism Society of America

Cerebral Palsy

  1. www.cerebralpalsyguide.com  Cerebral Palsy Guide
  2. cerebralpalsygroup.com CP Group