Lee's Summit R-7 School District


The mission of the Special Education Department is to identify, educate, and assist students with disabilities to achieve their full potential to become functional members of their community.

A comprehensive range of special education services are offered by the R-7 School District to assist students to reach their potential within the least restrictive environment. In each program, emphasis is placed on assisting the individual student to gain useful knowledge and experience, grow in self-esteem and understanding, develop social and work-related aptitudes, and learn basic skills for earning a living and for responsible citizenship.
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Section 504

Services are Available for Students With


  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Young Child with a Developmental Delay
  • Visual Impairment/Blindness
  • Multiple Disabilities
  • Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Speech and Language Impairment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Autism
  • Orthopedic Impairment
  • Deaf/Blindness
  • Other Health Impairments
  • Hearing Impairment and Deafness


Specially Trained Staff Provide


  • Vision and Hearing Screening
  • School Health Services
  • Health Fairs and Health Screening
  • Related Services
  • Assistance with Intervention Strategies
  • Assistance in Making Referrals

A compliance plan, required by state and federal law, is available for public review at the office of the Director of Special Services, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Public Notice



In accordance with the provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended), Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, P.L. 93-112, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the regulations thereunder, it is the policy of the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District that no person shall, because of age, sex, race, disability, or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity of the District, including the employment of staff personnel. Written district policies concerning the rights and responsibilities of employees and students are available for inspection at the Stansberry Leadership Center (R-7 Administrative Offices), located at 301 NE Tudor. Inquiries by persons about their protection against discrimination under The Americans With Disabilities Act, Title IX, Title VI, or P.L. 93-112 and the Section 504 may be directed in writing or by telephone to: Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Lee’s Summit R-7 School District 301 NE Tudor Road Lee’s Summit, MO 64086 (816) 986-1000