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Transition Information

 

Ms. Valeria Wilson serves as the Scott County School District Transition Coordinator for students with disabilities, ages 14 to 21. Ms. Wilson assists with post-school paperwork, post-secondary outcomes, Mississippi Occupational Diploma Portfolios, the American College Test, and additionally, serves as a liaison between community, school, families, businesses, students and Vocational Rehabilitation Services. For more information or questions contact Ms. Wilson at (601) 469-3873, extension 229.

Scott County School District Transition Goals for Students with Disabilities:

  • Enhance Individual Achievement
  • Encourage Self-advocacy
  • Build Community Partnerships
  • Increase Post-secondary Outcomes
  • Promote Independent Living
  • Boost Post-secondary Competitive Employment Rate

 

Local Resources: 

Scott County Health Department
519 Airport Rd
Forest, MS
(601) 469-4941

Scott County Department of Human Services
521 Airport Rd
Forest, MS
(601) 469-3879

Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services
Ability Works
3895 Beasley Rd
Jackson, MS
(601) 898-7076

Social Security Administration
558 Deer Field Dr.,
Forest, Mississippi 39074

Mississippi Division of Medicaid
Working Disabled Program
Brandon (601) 825-0477
Philadelphia (601) 656-3131
Jackson (601) 978-2399

Hudspeth Programs
In order for a person to be eligible for any services through Hudspeth (skilled workshop, group home, home, and community-based waiver services, etc.), the individual must apply for a diagnostic evaluation.
875 MS-475
Whitfield, MS 39193
(601) 664-6000