Laura LaMore
Executive Director of Special Education and Early Intervention Services
1331 Franklin St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
p.616.819.2185 f.616.819.2104
Child Find Number
616-819-3514

  • Laura Lamore Executive Director of Special Education

Special Education


Ken-O-Sha Early Childhood Center @ Campus & VanAuken
Campus: 1326 Thomas St. SE, Grand Rapids
VanAuken: 1353 VanAuken St. SE, Grand Rapids
Provides services to children birth through age five with developmental delays.

Grand Rapids Oral Deaf (GROD)
1353 VanAuken St. SE, Grand Rapids
Develops listening, language, and speech skills in children who are deaf or hard of hearing birth through grade 5 and beyond.

Kent Education Center (KEC) at Oakleigh (K-8) and Beltline High School
Oakleigh: 2223 Gordon St. NW, Grand Rapids
Beltline: 1606 Leffingwell Av. NE Grand Rapids
Provides services to students with severe emotional impairments.

Kent Vocational Options (KVO):

864 Crahen Rd. NE, Grand Rapids
Provides services to students aged 17 to 26 with cognitive impairments and autism spectrum disorder on-site and throughout the Grand Rapids community.

Physical Impairment (PI) Programs at Ken-O-Sha
Park Elementary, Alger Elementary, Alger Middle,
and Ottawa Hills High School

Ken-O-Sha: 1353 Van Auken SE, Grand Rapids
Alger: 921 Alger St. NE, Grand Rapids
Ottawa Hills: 2055 Rosewood Ave, SE, Grand Rapids
Provide services to students requiring significant academic self care, mobility, and therapeutic support due to a physical impairment.

Lincoln Developmenta l Center (LDC)
862 Crahen Rd. NE, Grand Rapids
Provides services to students aged 5 to 26 with severe multiple impairments and autism spectrum disorder.

Lincoln School
860 Crahen Rd. NE, Grand Rapids, MI
Provides services to students aged 5 to 26 with moderate to severe cognitive impairments and autism spectrum disorder.

Pine Grove Learning Center
2101 52nd St. SW, Wyoming
Provides services to students aged 5 to 26 with moderate to severe cognitive impairments and autism spectrum disorder who mostly reside in the southwest end of KISD..