Child Find/ Procedural Safeguard Notices/Forms

  • What Is Child Find?

    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)

    Procedural Safeguards Notice

    The Procedural Safeguards Notice has been adapted from the model form developed by the United States Department of Education (USDOE). Information was added regarding New York State’s requirements.

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    New York State Forms and Notices Related to Special Education

    This site includes forms and notices developed by the New York State Education Department relating to special education. Questions on any of the forms/notices listed below should be directed to