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Special Services

East Buchanan C-1 provides special education and related services to students identified as disabled under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and who require such services in order to receive a free appropriate public education.

Special education programs and related services are provided for students who have been found eligible with the following educational disabilities: autism, deaf-blindness, deafness and hearing impairments, emotional disturbance, intellectual disability, multiple disabilities, OHI (other health impairment), orthopedic impairment, specific learning disabilities, speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury, visual impairment, young child with developmental delays.

The Board of Education of East Buchanan C-1 adopted a Local Plan for Compliance with State Regulations Implementing Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) which governs the provision of special education services within the school district. The district has policies and procedures in place to ensure the provision of special education services to children (ages 3-21) in accordance with state and federal regulations.

Special education services in East Buchanan C-1 consists of specifically designed instruction that provides students the opportunity to access and make progress within the general education curriculum.


Heidi Shoemaker

Special Services Director

816-424-6466 ext. 440

Special Education Staff

Tracy Fisher ECSE, PAT

Brenda Moreels K-5

Amanda Vulgamott K-5

Jennifer McCray 6-8

Andrew Rights 6-8

Lillian Muller 9-12, SUCCESS

Bri Bellows 9-12

Nancy Holmes Speech Language Pathologist Pre K-2

Amanda Connett Speech Language Pathologist 3-12

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