Early Childhood Special Education

  • Early Intervention Services are provided by the local Infant & Toddler Connection program. Information about local early intervention services can be found at the Infant & Toddler Connection of Virginia website.

    Preschoolers may be found eligible for Early Childhood Special Education services under one or more of 14 disability categories, which are defined in the federal and state regulations:

    • autism spectrum disorders
    • deaf-blind
    • emotional disability
    • hearing impairment
    • learning disability
    • intellectual disability
    • multiple disabilities
    • orthopedic impairment
    • other health impairment
    • speech or language impairment
    • traumatic brain injury
    • visual impairment / blindness
    • developmental delay

    If you have concerns or would like to make a special education referral, please contact Dr. Melissa McDaniel at mcdanielm@floyd.k12.va.us or 540-745-9400.