is the obligation of the State and Local Education Agencies to “seek out and find” all children with disabilities in their jurisdiction.
a series of public awareness efforts designed to inform the community about available early childhood intervention programs and services
state education agency (SEA) and local education agency (LEA) procedures for locating children with disabilities who are not receiving special education services (the unserved), or who are not receiving appropriate services (the under served)
An activity to locate, identify, and refer children (birth to 5 years of age) who are at risk for developmental delays or in need of special services (i.e., education, medical, social services, etc.)(children, screening and referring, with them, work)
The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) defines child find as a service directed by each state's Department of Education or lead agency for identifying and diagnosing children with disabilities. Child find makes a special effort to identify children from birth to six years old who are not currently receiving services. In Michigan, this service is known as Project Find, and each county has a Project Find coordinator.
Through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997 (IDEA), all children with disabilities residing in the state who are in need of special education and related services must be identified and evaluated to determine if services are required.
A state and local program mandated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to identify individuals with disabilities between the ages of birth and twenty-one and to direct them to appropriate early intervention or educational programs.
A public school program that locates and identifies children and young adults from two through 21 years of age who may be in need of special education and related services.
A service directed by each state's Department of Education for identifying and diagnosing unserved children with disabilities or developmental delays.
Requirement that states ensure that all children with disabilities are identified, located and evaluated, and determine which children are receiving special education and related services.
A service to identify and diagnose un-served children with disabilities or developmental delays.
a service directed by each state's Department of Education or lead agency for identifying and diagnosing unserved children with disabilities; while Child Find looks for all unserved children, it makes a special effort to identify children from birth to six years old.
Mandated under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), all public schools required to ensure that all handicapped children from birth and those eligible for special education services be identified and provided with appropriate services.
a state and local program required by IDEA to identify children with disabilities between birth and twenty-one and to guide them to appropriate early intervention or educational programs
Agency which screens preschoolers to identify special needs