Project Child Find
What is Project Child Find?
An effort coordinated by your local school system and the Exceptional Children's Divison of the State Department of Public Instruction, to locate and identify children and youth ages birth through 21 with disabilities who are in need of special education and related services. The mission is also to inform parents and/or guardians of the services available from their local school system and other state and community agencies.
Who are the Children?
Children and youth who have been diagnosed or are suspected to have intellectual, physical, and/or emotional disabilities and are unable to benefit from a regular school programs without special assistance may be eligible to receive special education services.
What Help is Available?
A complete evaluation and, if appropriate, an Individualized Education Program for children with a disability beginning at the age three, an Individual Family Service Plan for each child with a disability birth through 2, or a referral to other agencies when needed.