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Wharton ISD provides special education services to children who have or are suspected of having a disability. Special education services are available to children with disabilities ages 3 through 21.
Click here for Child Find Frequently Asked Questions.
Transition Information
If you need assistance with any of these services, please contact Karie Janik at 979-532-6245.
Transitions Newsletter for Seniors - February 2015
Texas Transition and Employment Guide English 
Texas Transition and Employment Guide Spanish 
Texas Transition and Employment Information website

Wharton County Junior College
Patty Young, M. ED, Coordinator of Disability Services
disabilityservice@wcjc.edu, 979-532-6384, Wharton Campus

Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
Aracely Olmela, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
aracely.olmela@dars.state.tx.us, 281-239-1230, 281-750-9296

Workforce Solutions
Christi Martin Woods
www.wrksolutions.com, 979-531-0730

TEXANA Center for Intellectual and Developmental Disability Division
mary.soleto@texanacenter.com or sheri.Talbot@texanacenter.com
Intake Process: 281-342-0090, 866-526-4437, 281-239-1349

Social Security
www.socialsecurity.gov, 800-772-1213

Supplementary Security Income (SSI)
www.ssa.gov/SSI

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS)
www.dads.state.tx.us, toll free 855-937-2372

Staff
979-532-6245
David Calbert, Director of Special Services email 
Donna Albert, Administrative Assistant email 
Lucia Montes, Records Clerk/Interpreter email 
Clint Barbee, Speech-Language Pathologist  email  webpage
Kaylan Kopycinski, Speech Pathologist email
Erin Andel, Diagnostician email 
Allen Clark, Diagnostician email
Tammy Dotson, Diagnostician email  
Bridgett Savage, Diagnostic Teacher email 
Elizabeth Cruz, Licensed Specialist in School Psychology email 
Kathleen Hoffer, Occupational Therapist
Karie Janik, Transition Coordinator email  
Cindy Mullino, Vision Teacher email 
Natalie Mica, Special Education Counselor, LPC email 
 

Our Mission
Wharton ISD will provide exceptional instruction to every student, every day, with a spirit of warmth, friendliness and personal pride.

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