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NISD Special Education Services

Face-to-Face InstructionNISD At Home Instruction PK-2NISD At Home Instruction 3-12
Small group instruction/InterventionMicrosoft Teams small group or individual instruction (asynchronous and based on individual needs) Microsoft Teams small group or individual instruction(synchronous)
Consistent groups of students Microsoft Teams sessions with consistent schedule (asynchronous and based on individual needs) Microsoft Teams sessions with consistent schedule(synchronous)
Social distancing during classesOnline Classes via Microsoft TeamsOnline Classes via Microsoft Teams
Protective barriers/dividers as appropriateOnline Classes via Microsoft TeamsOnline Classes via Microsoft Teams
Based upon program placementSynchronous lessons, pre-recorded lessons and individual interventions based on needsSynchronous lessons and interventions based on individual needs.
Frequent consultation with parentsFrequent consultation with parentsFrequent consultation with parents
Case ManagementCase managementCase management
Progress MonitoringProgress MonitoringProgress Monitoring

NISD Speech Services

Face-to-Face InstructionNISD At Home Instruction PK-12
Small group or individual instructionSmall group or individual instruction
Consistent speech groups Teletherapy with consistent schedule via Microsoft Teams
Social distancing as appropriateTeacher collaboration via Microsoft Teams
Protective barriers/ dividers; hand sanitizer; face coveringsParent consultation, participate in existing groups via Microsoft Teams
Based upon individual goalsBased upon individual goals
Supplemental instruction sent homeInstructional home activities to supplement online learning
Progress MonitoringProgress Monitoring

NISD Dyslexia Services

Face-to-Face InstructionNISD At Home Instruction PK-2NISD At Home Instruction 3-12

Small group instruction
Small group or individual instruction via Microsoft TeamsSmall group or individual instruction via Microsoft Teams
Consistent groups of studentsMicrosoft Teams sessions with consistent schedule Microsoft Teams sessions with consistent schedule
Social distancing during classesMicrosoft Teams sessions with consistent schedule Microsoft Teams sessions with consistent schedule
Regular Dyslexia Report CardRegular Dyslexia Report CardsRegular Dyslexia Report Cards

Special Education Q&A


1. Are all students required to wear a mask? 

Masks or shields are required

2. Will Special Education transportation still be available? 

Yes, the bus driver will take the students’ temperature at loading and students will wear masks.

3. Are students allowed to participate in extracurricular activities if they choose remote instruction? 

No

4. Who should I contact if I have questions about my child’s special education or 504 services? 

Contact the campus principal for more information regarding service plans and how they will be implemented. Case managers will return to school on August 10th and start planning for the 2020-2021 school year. You may contact the Director of Special Education, Becky Newton at 830-372-1930, ext. 6302 for information.