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Child Find

What is Child Find?

Child Find is a statewide effort by the State Department of Education and the Department of Rehabilitation Services to locate, identify, and evaluate children with disabilities from birth to age 21.

How Does Child Find Work?

Early Intervention and Special Education Services work closely with community service agencies, parents, and local school systems to locate children with disabilities. A toll free number is provided for parents or other persons interested in information about referring a child from birth to age 21.

Why is Child Find Important?

Child Find helps the child, the family, and the provider to plan appropriate services and link families to services for students meeting eligibility requirements in the following disability areas:



Developmentally Delayed

Emotional Disturbance

Hearing Impairment

Intellectual Disability

Multiple Disabilities

Orthopedic Impairment

Other Health Imipairment

Specific Learning Disabilities

Speech and Language Impairment

Traumatic Brain Injury

Visual Impairment

For more information, please contact:

Mrs. Kathy Pritchett, Director of Special Education

Marengo County Schools



Alabama State Department of Education

Special Education Services



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