Welcome! The Department of Exceptional Children for The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District believes in providing a quality education for ALL students. In collaboration with students, parents, educators, related service personnel, and community partners, students with disabilities are provided specially designed, research-based instruction. Highly qualified staff provides excellence in programming, in the least restrictive environment, while promoting cognitive, physical, social, vocational, and emotional development. The ultimate goal of the EC Department is for students to access curriculum, gain knowledge and transition successfully to become productive, contributing citizens in society.