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Diane Silver

Diane Silver, Director of Special Education
1255 N. Main St.  |  Vidor, Tx 77662
Phone: 409:951.8710  |  Fax: 409.783.9117
Alisa Davenport, SpEd Adm. Assistant
Haley Seymour, SpEd Adm. Assistant

Vidor ISD realizes the purpose of Special Education is to help students with learning problems be all that they can be. The Special Education program is part of the broader program of education for all students. The program is aimed toward assuring each student an educational setting conducive to his/her development by building upon identified strengths of each student. A systemic modification and adaptation of equipment, teaching materials and methods are used to meet the needs of exceptional children.


Legal Framework
Guide to ARD
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Rules & Regulations
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Procedural Safeguards
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Texas Transition Program
Texas Transition and Employment Guide
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Child Find
For more information: 409.951.8710
Brochure: English  |  Spanish
Public Announcement
Disabilities Area Resources Dyslexia Handbook
Dyslexia Handbook
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Contact information:
Phone: 1-855-773-3839
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The Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex) provides resources and interactive features for increasing family awareness of disabilities and special education processes, with the goal of improving partnerships between schools and families.

Handbook Statements
Student Handbook Statements
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VISD Student Handbook Summary
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Significant Disproportionality
State & Federal Updates

for Teachers



United States Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs

  • Vidor ISD has in place local policies, procedures, and programs that are consistent with IDEA’s child find requirements in Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations, evaluation requirements, and FAPE requirements referenced in the Legal Framework:

    2021-2022 IDEA-B Formula Grant Assurance of Compliance

    Procedural Safeguards Guide: English  |  Spanish

  • Information regarding the Individuals with Disability Act (IDEA), Dyslexia, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973:

    General Resources for Families

  • Documentation to assist parents whose children may have been previously delayed or denied an evaluation under the IDEA in requesting compensatory services for their child:

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