Special Education for Children

The Hamblen County School System offers special education and related services to children with disabilities, ages 3 through 21, who reside in Hamblen County. The child must meet the eligibility standard established by the State Department of Education for one of the following disabilities: learning disability, intellectual disability, speech impairment, language impairment, health impairment, physical impairment, hearing impairment, visual impairment, seriously emotionally disturbed, multi-disabled, blind, autism, deaf, functionally delayed, developmentally delayed, traumatic brain injury, or intellectual giftedness. Children who qualify for special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act may be eligible for Part B/ ARRA funds. If you have a child between the ages of 3 through 21, or know of a child who may be eligible, please contact Hamblen County Schools Department of Special Services at (423)581-3067.