Special Student Services


 501 South Abilene -Portales, NM 88130          Phone: 575-359-3707       Fax: 575-356-6682
 Director of Special Student Services
Rebecca Flen

[email protected] 

 Special Student Services (SSS)
is a supplemental department of the Portales Municipal Schools (PMS) in Portales, New Mexico.  This department provides services to students, ages 3-21, who are identified as having a disability according to criteria set forth by the IDEA-B federal government regulations and the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED). 


Child Find Schedule 
If  your child is between the ages of 2 years 9 months to 
4 years old and you have concerns about your child's development in
the areas of speech, vision, hearing, behavior, or understanding,
you may call our office at   
to learn more about upcoming, scheduled events. 
Ongoing Child Find
Ongoing Child Find screening is for students
ages 3-21 years old whom parents suspect may have a
developmental delay such as a speech delay, physical
delay, or social/emotional delay.

If you have concerns about your child's development in the areas
of speech, vision, and hearing, behavior, or understanding,
call Special Student Services at 
(575) 359-3707 
to make an appointment
or to discuss options available to you
for early intervention.

               STAFF LINKS


Welcome to
Special Student Services

We are here to help you support your child who has or may have a disability and a need for specialized instruction.

Our highly qualified staff and teachers want to provide you a quality experience as we partner to support your child's individual needs.

Please reach out to us at 575-359-3707 
for assistance with your questions or concerns.

Mrs. Flen 


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