Florida Diagnostic Learning Resources System (FDLRS) - Child Find

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  • Child Find assists in locating, identifying and obtaining services for children with disabilities or special needs.

    The goal of Child Find is to assure that all children, birth through 21, who need special education and related services, receive a free appropriate education. Child Find is the entry point for Exceptional Student Learning Support for birth-to-five-year-old children and their families in Broward County.

    Children ages birth to three, who are in need of Early Steps services, are referred for Part C Services. These services are for infants and toddlers who have disabilities or development delays, and their families click here for Your Journey Through Early Steps.

    Child Find also provide free screenings for children ages 3-5 who may have special needs. The screenings are coordinated with the area preschool assessment teams: The Road Through Child Find.

    If you are concerned about the development of a child under the age of five, you may call 754-321-7200 or use the referral form below.

    Florida Department of Education Early Education and Pre-Kindergarten

    Technical Assistance Papers from FLDOE