Have concerns about a child? Learn about Child Find
Any individuals from birth through age 21 with disabilities currently residing within Essex Junction, Essex Town, or Westford, and who are in need of special education and related services need to be identified, located, and evaluated by the Essex Westford School District (EWSD).
This includes children:
- not enrolled in school
- attending private or independent schools located within the aforementioned towns
- enrolled in home study programs
- suspected of having a disability despite advancing from grade to grade, who are highly mobile (such as migrant children) and
- who are homeless or
- in the custody of the state
Any person with information about any disabled person fitting these descriptions should contact EWSD.
In accordance with EWSD’s policies and with 34 CFR Part 99 (the Family Education Rights Privacy Act of 1974), this public notice informs all parents within their jurisdictions about how information is maintained when it is collected during identification, location, and evaluation of all people with disabilities. Please review the complete notice, including records, privacy and parental roles, at EWSD's district page on the Child Find law (opens in a new window.)
If you know of a child that may need services or wish to identify a child in your household please contact our EWSD Co-Directors of Support Services, below.