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Dallas Symphony Orchestra to perform Free concert

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra and LaunchAbility invite you to join us for My DSO Concert on April 10, 2016. This is a FREE concert specially designed for children and adults on the autism spectrum and with developmental disabilities and their families, friends and caregivers.

My DSO Concert will not vary from a traditional orchestra concert programmatically, but arrangements will be made to accommodate the individual needs of people with acute sensitivities. “Quiet rooms” will be set aside in case the music becomes overwhelming. House lights will be set to a brighter level. There will be remarks from the stage to welcome the audience and introduce the music. My DSO Concert is approximately one hour in length with no intermission. Before the performance, patrons will be able to interact with musical instruments at an instrument petting zoo and learn more about resources in Dallas for families and individuals with developmental disabilities.

Please go to www.mydso.com/mydsoconcert and at checkout use launch to access tickets specifically set aside for this event. You will have to go through the checkout process but the charge will be $0.00 (FREE). Or call 214-TIX-4DSO if special seating arrangements need to be made or you require handicapped accessible seating.


face painting

heritage table

MISD students enjoyed face painting and games while at the "Live the Dream" Expo. This free event allows parents/caregivers an opportunity to explore services, transportation, therapies and more for their child with disabilities. Hosted by The Arc, Region 10 Education Service Center, area school districts and many student volunteers.


Life Planning for Families of Special Needs Seminar

Special guest presenter Michael Deguchi will hold a seminar about Life Planning for Families of Special Needs. The seminar titled “Guardianship” will be Monday, April 11, 2016 in the Board Room at the L.A. Mills Administration Building at 7:00pm.



Midlothian ISD strives to provide appropriate programs for all students. The principle upon which the programs are established can be stated thusly:

"Each student is entitled to educational opportunities appropriate with individual abilities and needs."

MISD provides facilities, personnel and supportive services to aid students in learning at the pace and in the manner most appropriate with their capabilities.

Dedicated educators continually strive to plan, establish and implement special education programs which meet the needs of the growing community. As the needs of the population change, MISD modifies programs to meet student needs.


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