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Exceptional Children

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If you are new to Orange County and have a child who has been receiving special education services, contact the base school in your attendance area and provide them with documentation of your child's special needs (i.e., a copy of student's Individualized Education Plan). When school is not in session, you may contact the Exceptional Children Office at 919.245.4006.

If you believe your child might be in need of special education and/or related services, you should contact your school principal.

Parent Resources


Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act


Procedural Safeguards: Handbook on Parents Rights (rev. 4/2009)

Garantias de Procedimiento Manual de Derechos de Los Padres

NC Exceptional Children Website

Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities

Testing Students with Disabilities Handbook

Web Links

CHADD (Children & Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)

Bridge II Sports Bridge II Sports, a non-profit organization, creates opportunities for 
children and adults who are physically challenged to play team and individual sports by providing equipment, developing sport teams and coaching, thereby helping them discover tenacity, confidence, self-esteem and the joy of finding the player within.

Family Support Program
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School Of Social Work
325 Pittsboro Street
CB #3550
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3550

Staff Directory

Connie Crimmins

Director, Exceptional Children
E-mail Connie Crimmins

Maryellen Gollnick

Assistant Director, Exceptional Children
E-mail Maryellen Gollnick

Rhonda Konawicz

EC/Pre-K Program Supervisor
E-mail Rhonda Konawicz
919-245-4006 ext. 18002

Drew Collins

Program Specialist - Autism

Email Drew Collins

MaryAnn Baldwin

Program Specialist
Email MaryAnn Baldwin