The Trousdale County Schools Child Find program provides information, screening, evaluation, and intervention for children and young adults, ages 3 through 21, who have exceptional educational needs.
The purpose of Child Find is to locate and evaluate young children who are suspected of having a disability. If it is determined through evaluation that the disability interferes with educational performance, special education and/or related services may be recommended. Related services include, but are not limited to, speech/language therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy.
The TN Department of Education recognizes the following disability conditions:
Other: Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
Traumatic Brain Injury
TN Department of Education
Approved Disability Standards (4/16/10):
If you suspect that a child you know may have a disability and is not receiving special education services, please contact Michelle Woodard at (615) 374-2193.
Children from birth to age 3 who are suspected of having a disability should be referred to Tennessee's Early Intervention Services (TEIS). Trousdale County's service coordinator is Cindy Willard, and she can be reached at (931) 528-1623. You can also find more information on the TEIS website, http://www.tn.gov/education/teis/parent_info.shtml