What is Child Find?
Child Find is a process required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004) to locate children birth through 21, who may be eligible for early intervention or special education services.
How Does Child Find Work?
Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) and Parker County Co-op Special Services work closely with community service agencies, parents, and local school districts to locate children with disabilities. For children birth to 3 years of age, parents may contact ECI at (817-446-8000) or (1-888-754-0524). Parent can also contact Parker County Co-op (817-596-0024) for children birth to 21 as well as your local school district.
Why is Child Find Important?
Child Find helps the child, the family, and the school to plan appropriate services and link families to services for students meeting eligibility requirements in the following disability areas:
Who Can Refer a Child to Child Find?
Child Find Can Help!
How do you know if your child is developing typically?
Do You Have Concerns About:
Contact Parker County Co-op Special Services at 817-596-0024 for additional information or to make a referral.