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Special Education

Welcome to Western Red River Shared Services


It is the mission of the Special Education Services Department to actively respond to the needs of students with disabilities and their families by providing supports that will encourage and foster empowerment, independence, and inclusiveness in all aspects of the educational experience in school and beyond.

 Western Red River SSA serves 2 school districts.

Detroit ISD                                               Rivercrest ISD         


Transfer Students Records Request

Taylor Armstrong

110 E. Garner Avenue, Detroit, TX  75436

Phone: 903-674-2244                Fax:  903-209-2635



For information regarding Individuals with Disabilities Educaiton Act (IDEA), Dyslexia, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

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 Referral Process - English   Referral Process - Spanish 

Compensatory Services flyer page 1 - EnglishCompensatory Services flyer page 2 - EnglishCompensatory Services flyer page 1 - SpanishCompensatory Services flyer page 2 - Spanish

Notice of Destruction of Special Education Records

Western Red River SSA will destroy special education records for students who moved from the district, graduated and or exited the program prior to the 2015-2016 school year.  Parents or students 18 years or older who would like to have a copy of their records must submit a written request to:

Western Red River SSA

Attn. Taylor Armstrong

110 E. Garner Avenue

Detroit, TX 75436


All requests must be received in writing by May 1, 2022.



WRRSSA Calendar


Director: Carrie Gray

Coordinator: Taylor Armstrong

Diagnostician grades EE-7th:  Tuttle Whitley

Diagnostician grades 8th – 12th

Transition Employment Designee:

Speech Language Pathologist: Mike Roan

SLP-A: Glenn Higginbotham

LSSP-Intern: Morgen Skidmore