The Child Find Process is a part of
the Department of Student Services and Office of Special
Children with suspected delays, such as in the areas of cognition, communication,
hearing, vision, social-emotional skills, and/or motor skills, are referred to
a student study committee to determine whether the child requires assessment
for consideration of eligibility for special education services.
Child Find, for children ages 2-5 years of age, is located in the Reed Building. Children need to be two years old by September 30th of the current school year in order to receive services in that school year.
1644 N. McKinley Road
Arlington, VA 22205
Phone: 703-228-2700 Fax: 703-237-1009
Child Find Preschool Contact:
Special Education Coordinator Child Find Child Find Administrative Assistant
More information about the Child Find process for students already enrolled in an APS school can be accessed within the student's school. Please contact the Special Education Coordinator or Special Education team at the specific school.
Special Education Coordinators list by school.
Additional Registration and Residency Requirements
ARLINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS RESOURCES
Early Childhood in Arlington Public Schools, including the Montessori and Virginia Preschool Initiative programs
Resource Center The PRC's purpose is to provide parents the
support and information they need as they work with the school system to
identify and meet their child's unique learning needs. The PRC offers support
and assistance, a lending library, a parent newsletter, parent training
workshops, and serves as an information and referral source for families and
Parent Infant Education Program (PIE) P.I.E is a family-centered program that serves children who have special needs from birth to their third birthday. The PIE program is part of the statewide early intervention program known as the Infant Toddler Connection of Virginia and is also known locally as the Infant Toddler Connection of Arlington.
Virginia Family Special Education Connection is a new website dedicated to providing comprehensive information on special education issues, practices and services to Virginia families who have children with disabilities. This resource was developed by VDOE, in collaboration with the Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disabilities at George Mason University.