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Towns County Schools Special Ed Dept. 
  Dr. Victoria Stroud 
Dr. Victoria Stroud
Director of Special Education
Towns County is committed to the Georgia Department of Education’s vision for students with disabilities:
All students with disabilities in Georgia will participate in a challenging educational program designed to meet their unique needs that results in increased academic performance and prepares them for employment and independent living. 
All children can learn
We serve students ages 3-21 with a range of disabilities including:
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Emotional & Behavioral Disorder
Intellectual Disability (Mild, Moderate, Severe, Profound)
Other Health Impairment
Significant Developmental Delay
Specific Learning Disability
Speech-Language Impairment
Traumatic Brain Injury
Visual Impairment
See below to learn more about these disabilities and other aspects of special education.

Special Education Rules Implementation Manual (UPDATES)
This document provides best practice information on the implementation of the Georgia Special Education state rules.

Special Education Rules
These rules are provided for exceptional students by the Georgia Department of Education.

Parent, Family, and Student Support

Parent to Parent of Georgia
Parents can talk to other parents, read parent stories, and get both coping and educational support

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
VR provides a wide range of services for people with disabilities prepare for work.

Georgia Online Discussion Groups
While we all hope that everyone and every website out there is legitimate and on the up and up, the reality is, NOT ALL ARE!  REMEMBER, any legitimate site will never ask you for personal information. NEVER give out any personal information to anyone. That said, below you will find links to outside sites and groups.

Autism Talk Club

Marcus Autism Center Resources
Marcus Autism Center

Understanding Autism