Child Find, the process by which students with disabilities are located, evaluated, and identified as needing special education services, is the responsibility of Iowa’s Area Education Agencies and is implemented consistently across the state through common standards and procedures.

These documents provide additional information about the adopted procedures, eligibility standards, and common misunderstandings, misinformation, and miscommunications encountered by parents and educators.

Contact:

Jim Gorman
Director of Special Education
800/352-9040 Ext. 6011
jgorman@nwaea.org