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Welcome to the Department of Special Education

The Office of Special Education aims to provide inclusive supports to facilitate and enable students to receive quality instruction, discover personal and academic strengths and make progress toward individual student goals. Friendswood ISD provides a Continuum of Special Education Supports for students, determined on an individual basis, through the Admission / Review / Dismissal (ARD) process.  

We are committed to providing a Free and Appropriate Public Education to ensure all students make educational progress in their least restrictive environment.  The Admission / Review / Dismissal (ARD) process is followed to determine which services a student requires in order to access his/her educational environment. This collaborative process includes the student, parents, teachers, administrators, assessment staff, and other relevant related service staff based on student needs.

402 Laurel Drive 77546

Executive Director of Special Services: Dahria Driskell

Special Education Supports and Programs




Name/Email Title
Dahria Driskell Executive Director of Special Education
Angie Jackson Secretary
Kendall Bedingfield PEIMS Clerk
Kimberly Davis, BCBA Special Education Coordinator
Jann Davies Transition Coordinator
Caroline Jones, SLP Lead Speech Therapist
Tricia Robinson Lead LSSP
Samantha Eubanks FHS Campus Team Lead
Allison Loehmann FJH Campus Team Lead
Caryn Stamper Bales Campus Team Lead
Danita Jacobson Windsong Campus Team Lead
Susan Bode Cline Campus Team Lead
Carolyn Lowe Westwood Campus Team Lead