Doris Klaussen Developmental Center (DKDC) is operated by the CISD and provides educational services for students with moderate to severe impairments. Programs are administered on- and off-campus and include Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Cognitive Impaired (mild, moderate and severe levels), Multiply Impaired (severe level), Emotionally Impaired (Day Treatment Program for severely emotionally impaired), and Adult Training Program.
TCASD - Teacher Consult for Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Curricular areas in which instruction is provided include: Personal care, independent living, communication, leisure/recreation, cognitive, prevocational/vocational, social/emotional, and motor skills. The IEP will identify appropriate curricular areas and goals to meet the unique needs of each individual student.
The staff of the Doris Klaussen Developmental Center will provide students with the opportunity to develop skills in the self-care, cognitive, language, leisure, vocational, physical, social and emotional domains that will allow them to function as independently as possible upon exiting the program.