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Project Child Find

Do you have concerns about your preschool child’s developmental abilities in the areas of: gross and fine motor skills; speech and communication skills; cognitive and intellectual abilities; sensory acuity; social and emotional functioning? 

 

Early Intervention Program

New Jersey's Early Intervention Program provides services for infants and toddlers - birth through three years old - who are experiencing developmental delays or disabilities and in need of specialized services.

How to make a referral - http://www.state.nj.us/health/fhs/documents/schs_cmu.pdf 

 

Preschool Child with a Disability Program

Children between the ages of three and five who reside in Berlin Township and are suspected of having a disability may be referred directly to the Berlin Township Child Study Team

 

Project Child Find

A free referral service and public awareness campaign to assist in the identification of unserved/underserved youth with a delay or disability from birth through twenty-one years of age.

Comprehensive efforts include:

1. Assisting families of infants and toddlers, birth through two, concerned about their child’s development by directing all requests regarding early intervention to the family’s local Special Child Health Case Management Unit.

2. Assisting families of preschoolers, three through five, concerned about their child’s development by directing requests to their local school district.

3. Helping families access community services through referral.

4. Promoting community and public awareness of all children with disabilities by providing information.

5. Assisting local school district boards of education to identify unserved children from age three through twenty-one who are in need of special education and related services.

 

Information through Project CHILD FIND may be obtained by calling the toll-free number, 1-800-322-8174, which is in service 7 days a week, 24-hours a day. All calls received are confidential.

 

 

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