Child Find

Help Child Find Locate Children with Disabilities

What Is Child Find?

Child Find is a statewide effort by the Alabama 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.

Why Is Child Find Important?

It 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:

For more information about Child Find contact Amosene Sledge at Huntsville City Schools 256-428-6872, Maria Kilgore at Madison City Schools 256-464-8370, and Mary Stump at Madison County Schools 256-852-7073.

What Are Early Intervention Services?

Early Intervention Services from birth to age 3 are identified through the Early Intervention Program. For information about these services, contact  Wendy Pittard at 256-650-1727 or Child Find at 1-800-543-3098.

Hearing ImpairedDead-BlindnessIntellectual DisabilityMultiple Disabilities
Orthopedic ImpairmentOther Health ImpairmentEmotional DisabilityDevelopmental Delay
Speech and Language ImpairmentVisual ImpairmentSpecific Learning DisabilitiesAutism
Traimatic Brain Injury   


Special Education, Child Find
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