You may not have heard of the Child Find mandate. It’s a legal requirement for schools to find children who have disabilities and need services. Identifying these kids is an important first step toward getting them the help they need to succeed in school. Child Find is part of a federal law called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This law protects the rights of students with disabilities.
Who is covered by Child Find?
Aiding Students Who Have Learning Difficulties or Who Need Special Education or Section 504 Services (Student Handbook Statement)
Does Child Find mean the school has to agree to every request for an evaluation?