Child Find (Screening & Evals Birth-5)



Thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate the 20/21 school year. As part of the district's Special Education Program, we are continuing to schedule Child Find Evaluations for children of families who reside in Douglas County.
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 Child Find

Early Childhood Education

Annika Barton
Child Find Coordinator

3950 Trail Boss Lane
Castle Rock, CO 80104

Child Find is a part of the district's Special Education Program. We act as a resource for families who are residents of Douglas County. Our Child Find teams offer developmental assessments at no charge for children from birth to age five. 

Child Find Teams include multi-disciplinary specialists. Teams work with children and their families and conduct screenings and/or evaluation to determine eligibility for services.
Children ages birth to three who demonstrate a significant delay in        development may be eligible for services through Developmental Pathways, a non-profit agency

Children ages three and up to age five are assessed to determine if they are eligible for special education services through DCSD the Early Childhood Program

 is part of the Personalized Learning Department - for more info click here.

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To access DCSD Section 504 info click here.

To access DCSD Preschool info click here.


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