Project CHILD FIND
Specialized Preschool Assessments for Young Children
Do you have or know of a preschooler who may require intervention services because of a handicapping condition? Do you have concerns about your preschool child’s developmental abilities in the areas of: gross and fine motor skills; speech and communication skills; cognitive and intellectual abilities; sensory acuity; social and emotional functioning? The Washington Township Child Study Team will provide full preschool assessment for resident children who will turn three during the current school year. Please contact Dr. Denise Scairpon, Supervisor of Special Education and Related Services, at 908-876-9211 x2301 for more information. WTS is here to help!
Project CHILD FIND is a free referral service and public awareness campaign to assist in the identification of unserved/underserved youth with a delay or disability from birth through twenty-one years of age.
In addition, Project CHILD FIND develops and distributes information to the public about early intervention services and special education programs throughout NewJersey.
Project CHILD FIND's comprehensive efforts include:
- Assisting families of infants and toddlers, birth through two, concerned about their child’s development by directing all requests regarding early intervention to the family’s local Special Child Health Case Management Unit. If you needthe number for your Special Child Health Case Management Unit, call:
Project CHILD FIND
- Assisting families of preschoolers, three through five, concerned about their child’s development by directing requests to their local school district.
- Helping families access community services through referral.
- Promoting community and public awareness of all children with disabilities by providing information.
- Assisting local school district boards of education to identify unserved children from age three through twenty-one who are in need of special education and related services.
Information through Project CHILD FIND may be obtained by calling the toll-free number, 1-800-322-8174, which is in service 7 days a week, 24-hours a day. All calls received are confidential.
WHAT CAN WE DO TO HELP?
INFANTS and TODDLERS
For more information for accessing help for Infants and Toddlers (Birth to Three)
For further information on New Jersey’s Early Intervention System
For further information on your Regional Early Intervention Collaborative
For further information on transition at age three
PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AND STUDENTS
For more information for accessing help for Preschool Children and Students (Three through Twenty-one)