Letter: Child Find Helps Identify Disabilities In Shrewsbury Youth

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Child Find can help identify children in need of early intervention services.

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SHREWSBURY — Shrewsbury Public Schools is committed to providing special education services for students with disabilities from age 3 through 21.

Child Find is a continuous process of public awareness activities, screening and evaluation designed to locate, identify and refer as early as possible all young children with disabilities and their families who are in need of Early Intervention Program (Part C) or Preschool Special Education (Part B/619) services of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

To receive Special Education services, children must meet eligibility guidelines according to the IDEA. For more information, you can write: Melissa Maguire, Director of Special Education, 15 Parker Road, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 or call (508) 841-8660.

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