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Child Find Project Underway

Onslow County Schools identifies children and youth ages 3 through 21 who have disabilities and are in need of special education.

            The local efforts to identify children and youth are part of a concentrated statewide effort to find children who need specialized services.  Project Child Find is also an endeavor to inform parents and/or guardians of the services available from their local school system and other state and community agencies.  These services are in the form of an evaluation, an individualized education program and a possible referral to other agencies when appropriate.

            Project Child Find identifies children and youth who have been diagnosed or are suspected of having mental, physical or emotional disabilities and are unable to benefit from a regular school program without special assistance.

            Onslow County Schools encourages anyone who has knowledge of a child or youth who may have a disability to contact any of the following: the Superintendent, Rick Stout, the Exceptional Children Director, Patii Kroh, the school's principal or the State Department's Exceptional Children Division. 

            For more information please contact Patti Kroh, Exceptional Children Program Director at 455-2211 or the NC Department of Public Instruction at (919) 807-3996.  Interested persons may also call the toll-free Information and Referral Service/CARE-LINE at 1-800-662-7030 and ask for the Exceptional Children Division or the Family Support Network at 1-800-TLC-0042.

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