Broaddus ISD Special Education

Broaddus ISD is a member of the Sabine County Shared Service Arrangement.

What is a Shared Services Arrangement?

A Shared Services Arrangement is a special education cooperative serving multiple school districts. In our SSA, those districts are Broaddus, Brookeland, Hemphill, and West Sabine.


Cassy Whitsitt, Director of Special Education

Nora Alford, Case Management Clerk

Robyn Shapley, Educational Diagnostician/ Broaddus ISD & Hemphill High School

Kasey Smith, Licensed Professional Counselor – All Districts

Beth Welch, Educational Diagnostician/ West Sabine ISD & Hemphill Middle School

Karen Lane, Speech Language Pathologist - All Districts

Bobbie Strickland, Educational Diagnostician/ Brookeland ISD & Hemphill Elementary

Contact Information:

Mailing Address: P O Box 1950 Office: 409-787-2338

Hemphill, Texas 75948 Fax: 409-787-2847

Parent Resources:

ADD Resources: www.oneADDplace.com

Allergy Resource: www.healingwell.com

Math resource: www.mathforum.org

Math games: www.mathblasters.com

Awesome Library : www.awesomelibrary.org/ special ed.html

Children with Diabetes: www.childrenwithdiabetes.com

Council for Exceptional Children: www.cec.sped.org

Yahoo Directory: Yahoo Special Education Links

Downs Syndrome Health Issues: www.ds-health.com

Epilepsy Foundation: www.epilepseyfoundation.org

IDEA: www.specialed.us/IDEA2004.edu

Links to Disabilities: www.about.com – disabilities search engine

Learning Disabilities: www.ldonline.org

Special Olympics: www.specialolympics.org

Autism: www.autism-society.org www.autism-resources.com; www.autism.com; www.aspergersyndrome.org

Parent Rights: www.framework.esc7.net

Links to Resources: The National Information Center for Children & Youth with Disabilities; National Directory of State Department of Education; Texas Education Agency;

Website Resources:

TEACCH: www.unc.edu/depts/teacch

Social Stories: www.thegraycenter.org

Visual supports: www.do2learn.com; www.usevisualstrategies.com; http:/card.ufl.edu/visuals; Reading: www.starfall.com; www.bookshare.org ; www.funbrain.com;

www.free-training-tutorial.com; www.jumpstart.com; www.abcya.com