Child Find

  • What is Child Find?
    Child Find is a component of the Individuals with Disability Act (IDEA 2004) that requires states to locate, identify, and evaluate all children with disabilities ages birth through 21, who are in need of early intervention or special education and related services.

    *Birth-to-Three:  Early Supports for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) is a partnership between families and early childhood professionals and supports the growth, development, and learning of children birth to three years of age with developmental delays or disabilities.  If you have a concern about your child's development and they are between the ages of birth and three, contact:

    *Snohomish County Early Supports for Infants and Toddlers (
       425-388-7402 or
    Additional information:
    Snohomish County ESIT information (SnoCo ESIT)
    Department of Children, Young, and Families ESIT information (DCYF ESIT)
    *Preschool Child Find Program:  Three years to age five
    The Early Childhood Development Team provides a free developmental screening and/or special education evaluation for all children ages three to five years
    suspected of having a developmental delay or disability. 
    The Early Childhood Development Center is located at:
    Mill Creek Elementary School
    3400 148th St. SE
    Mill Creek, WA 98012
    Child Find Intake:
    *School-Age Program:  Kindergarten age through 21 years  (All children entering kindergarten must be five years old by August 31)
    Child Find activities are extended to students who are homeschooled or attending private elementary or secondary schools located
    within the Everett Public School boundaries. 
    To refer a student of concern, contact your neighborhood school.
    Phone numbers and address can be obtained from the Everett Public School website.
    Helpful Websites
       The Washington State Department of Children, Youth and Families (
       Snohomish County Developmental Disabilities (
       The Arc of Snohomish County (
       The State Division of Developmental Disabilities (
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