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Update 06.06.2017 from the Roane County Schools Special Education Department

"We are excited to announce that we are expanding our partnership with Grace Rehabilitation Services to provide our occupational therapy services for the 2017-2018 school year.  This company has been providing Roane County Schools’ physical therapy services since 2009.  We look forward to working with them as we continue to improve our services for students."

Marti Sparks

Special Education Supervisor


Welcome to Special Education!

The Special Education Department offers services to students with learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, autism, sensory and physical disabilities, behavior disorders and giftedness for children 3 through 21 years of age.

Services are provided by licensed teachers, professional staff and by trained paraprofessionals.  In addition to student services the department also provides staff development for all Roane County educators, parent training, and area wide inter-agency collaborations.

Please contact your child’s teacher or principal for accessing special education services or contact:

Marti Sparks
Special Education Supervisor
Roane County Schools
Phone:  865-717-5463



Dear Parents:

Helping every student in Roane County to achieve regardless of their disabilities is the goal of the Roane County Special Education Department. The school system offers a large number of support services for children with learning disabilities and for special needs as agreed upon by the student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP) team members that include:

  • Speech & Language Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Nursing Services
  • Psychological and Counseling Services
  • Vision and Hearing Services
  • Specialized Equipment and Assistive technology
  • Homebound
  • Work Based Learning
  • Special Transportation and other services