Child Find

School Age (6-21)

The South Whidbey School District identifies children ages 6-21

who may have a suspected disability.

A referral may be initiated by a parent, staff member or by a person knowledgeable about the student.Please call the School District Special Education department at 360-221-6808 ext. 2206 for more information about making a referral or contact your child's school principal.


Preschool Age (3-5)

Periodic Screenings are scheduled for preschool age (3 to 5)

to identifypossible delays in differentareas.

If you are concerned about your child having a delay in language, motor, social-emotional development or you suspect learning difficulties that my affect their ability to learn,please contact the school district special education office at the number listed below.

If you are unable to attend a scheduled preschool age screening day but are concerned about your child's development, please contact Marie at the Special Education District office -360-221-6808x2206. The scheduled screening dates are not your only opportunity for screening.

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These screenings are free.


Preschool Age Developmental Screening


Birth to Age 3

If you are concerned about development in this age group, please contact Toddler Learning Center. The school district provides a program for qualifying children through the Toddler Learning Center. Call Sharon at 360-221-6808 ext.4420 for more information.

The Child Find mandate applies to all children who reside within a school district, including children who attend private schools and public schools, highly mobile children, migrant children, homeless children, and children who are wards of the state. (20 U.S.C. 1412(a) (3))

If your family is living in a temporary situation, you may contact the district where you are staying to attend a screening.

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