Child Find is a set of policies, procedures, and public awareness activities designed to locate, identify, and evaluate children who may require special education and related services. Each LEA must have policies and procedures in effect to ensure that all children with disabilities in need of special education and related services, regardless of severity of disability, are identified, located, and evaluated. In the District of Columbia, LEAs must ensure that adequate Child Find practices be aligned to federal and local requirements, which include requirements determined by the court in the D.L. v. District of Columbia litigation.
Model Child Find Poster (black and white)
Model Child Find Poster (color)
For questions about Child Find or the initial evaluation process, please contact the OSSE Special Education Policy Team at [email protected].
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