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Shrewsbury’s ‘Child Find’ program helps students with special needs

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Public Schools are committed to providing special education services for students with disabilities from age three through twenty-one.

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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Posted by on Aug 31 2012. Filed under Education, Shrewsbury. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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