Missouri State - Social Services Department Of- Youth Services Divisio - Sikeston, MO - Phone: 1 (573) 472-6652
Schools - Sikeston Kindergarten - Sikeston, MO - Phone: 1 (573) 471-0531
Scott County Central Superintendant - Sikeston, MO - Phone: 1 (573) 471-2686
The education of students with special needs in a way that addresses the students' individual differences and needs is Special Academic Education in Sikeston. It involves individually planned and systematically monitored arrangement of teaching procedures, equipment and materials, accessible settings and other interventions designed to help learners with special needs achieve success. In Sikeston, the term special education is generally used to specifically indicate instruction of students whose special needs reduce their ability to learn independently or in an ordinary classroom.
Children who may have been diagnosed with some kind of mental retardation, brain damage or may have a developmental disorder such as visual or hearing disabilities, are the ones identified as candidates with special needs.