Homeschooling For Autistic Kids Jackson MS

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Mississippi State Department of Education
(601) 359-3513
359 North West Street
Jackson, MS
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Government/State Agency

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Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities
(601) 969-0601 (V/TTY) 800-721-7255
5 Old River Place, Suite 101
Jackson, MS
Support Services
Disability Advocacy

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First Steps Early Intervention System, MS Department of Health
(601) 576-7427
P.O. Box 1700 Room 107 2423 North State Street
Jackson, MS
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Early Intervention, Government/State Agency

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Mississippi Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
(601) 898-7001, (800) 443-1000
PO Box 1698
Jackson, MS
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Government/State Agency

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Coordinator for Transition Services (Jackson)
(601) 359-3498
Office of Special Ed Dept of Ed, PO Box 771
Jackson, MS
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Government/State Agency, Other

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Division of Children and Youth Services -Dept of MH
(601) 359-1288
1101 Robert E. Lee Bldg, 239 N. Lamar Street
Jackson, MS
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Medical, Residential Facility, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Support Organization

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The Arc/Mississippi Association for the Rights of Citizens with Developmental Disabilities
(601) 982-1180; (800) 717-1180
7 Lakeland Circle, Suite 600
Jackson, MS
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Disability Advocacy

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Mississippi State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
(601) 359-6238
239 N. Lamar St.
Jackson, MS
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Disability Advocacy, Government/State Agency

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Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
(601) 354-3302
Parent Partners, 5 Old River Place, Suite 101
Jackson, MS
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Other, Support Organization, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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MS Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
(601) 853-5230
Dept. of Rehabilitation Services, PO Box 1698
Jackson, MS
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Government/State Agency, Other

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Mississippi Compulsory Education Laws

Home School Provisions
Parent must file a "certificate of enrollment" and education must be a "legitimate home instruction program."

Age at Which School Attendance is Required
Between 6 and 17

Exceptions to Attendance Requirements
Child is physically/mentally/emotionally incapable of attendance; child enrolled in special or remedial type education; educated in legitimate home instruction program

Penalties on Parents for Noncompliance
Guilty of "contributing to the neglect of a child" and punished according to §97-5-39: misdemeanor with fine up to $1000 and/or up to 1 year in jail

Code Section
37-13-91

From www.statelaws.findlaw.com

Missouri Compulsory Education Laws

Home School Provisions
Primary purpose is provision of private or religious-based instruction; no more than 4 pupils may be unrelated by consanguinity to the 3rd degree; no tuition charged; parents must keep written records, samples of child's work, evaluation of progress; minimum hours of instruction in reading, language arts, math, social studies, science

Age at Which School Attendance is Required
Between 7 and 16

Exceptions to Attendance Requirements
Determined mentally/physically incapable of attendance; child is 14 to 16 and legally and desirably employed

Penalties on Parents for Noncompliance
Class C misdemeanor; upon conviction each successive school day is separate violation; penalty may be mitigated by enrolling and showing child is attending school

Code Section
167.031, et seq.

From www.statelaws.findlaw.com