Exceptional Student Services

  • Address
    MUSD Early Learning and Resource Center
    7651 N Oldfather Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85741

    Hours of Operation
    Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

    Phone: (520) 682-4782
    FAX: (520) 579-4909

    Director: Sarah Clem, M.Ed - Email
    Associate Director: Sarah Kacer, M.Ed - Email
    Amanda Madrid - Email
    Associate Director of PAL: Angela Clarke, M. ED - Email
    Facilitator: Paula Vinson, M.Ed - Email   
    PAL Clerk: Elizabeth Wallace - (520) 682-4815  - Email

    Elementary Program Inspire
    Twin Peaks K-8 Campus
    (520) 682-2421, Ext. 6449

    Secondary Program Inspire
    13400 N. Lon Adams Road
    Marana 85653
    (520) 352-7015, ext. 3045

    Program ABLE
    MUSD Early Learning and Resource Ctr.
    (520) 682-4782, ext. 7615

  • Young boy developing motor skills The goal of the MUSD Exceptional Student Services Department is to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for all students with disabilities. Our district offers a continuum of service options for students between the ages of 3 and 21. 

    Services are delivered in the student’s least restrictive environment, at no cost to the family, based on needs determined by the Individual Education Plan (IEP)


    Students with disabilities are children who have been evaluated as having: 

    • Autism (A)
    • Emotional Disability (ED)
    • Developmental Delay (DD)
    • Hearing Impairments (HI)
    • Other Health Impairments (OHI)
    • Specific Learning Disability (SLD)
    • Intellectual Disability 
    • Multiple Disabilities (MD)
    • Orthopedic Impairment (OI)
    • Preschool Moderate Delay (PMD)
    • Preschool Severe Delay (PSD)
    • Preschool Speech/Language Delay (PLS)
    • Speech/Language Impairment (SLI)
    • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
    • Visual Impairment (VI) 

    For explanations of each of these disabilities please refer to the Eligibility Definitions page.