What is Child Find?
Child find is a component of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA ’04) that requires Public Education Agencies (PEA) to locate, identify, and evaluate all children with disabilities, aged birth through 21, located within their boundaries of responsibility* who are in need of early intervention or special education services.
*Boundaries of responsibility include any children who reside within the school district boundaries who are homeschooled, pre-school aged, or who attend for-profit, private school. Additionally, the responsibility extends to children who attend a non-profit, private school which is located in the school district boundaries.
Who is it for?
Children ages 3-5 having trouble achieving milestones in one or more of the following developmental or academic areas:
- Vision and Hearing
- Motor Control or Coordination
- Behavior or Social Skills
- Cognitive or Academic Skills
- Speech or Communication Skills
How do I get my child screened?
Schedule a screening by calling Christina Rodriguez at 602-707-2502. All screenings run from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.