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CHILD FIND NOTIFICATION PUBLIC NOTICE Education Act for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA), P.

CHILD FIND NOTIFICATION
PUBLIC NOTICE
Education Act for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA), P.L. 94-142 and Individuals
with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), P.L.101-476, 1997.
Clint Nelson, Superintendent of the Mt. Vernon School District,
in order to fulfill obligations of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act
(EAHCA, P.L. 94-142) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
(IDEA, P.L. 101-476) is required to inform and provide full educational opportunities
to all individuals with disabilities ages birth through twenty-one.
The Mt. Vernon School District, in conjunction with the CORE Educational Cooperative, has developed a system to identify, locate and evaluate individuals in need of special education or special education and related services. This Public Awareness Notice is to inform Parents and other interested individuals/agencies that individuals residing within the Jurisdictions of the Mt. Vernon School District, ages birth through 21, are to be included regardless of the severity of their disability. This includes individuals in all public and private agencies and institutions within the legal boundaries of the Mt. Vernon School District.
Anyone that is aware of a child who may benefit from special education and related services is encouraged to call or write the Mt. Vernon School District Superintendent.
CORE Educational Cooperative personnel specialize in assisting Mt. Vernon School District in the delivery of special education and related services.
The Birth to Three Service Coordinator, in conjunction with child identification process with the local school district, announces child identification awareness for children Birth through age two. These referrals should be directed to Shannon Nelson, Single Point of Contact, at (605) 202-0100 or (605) 337-3178 Fax (605) 337-3180. The purpose of the child identification process is to identify children, birth through age two, which may need services due to a disability or developmental delay.
Anyone who would like assistance with a possible referral or services should contact the Mt. Vernon School District, PO Box 46, phone number (605) 236-5237. You may also contact Valerie Johnson, the Director of the Core Educational Cooperative, at P.O. Box 518, Platte, South Dakota, 57369, phone number (605) 337-3178.
If you have a child who has delays which would qualify him/her for this program, please contact your school administration. The school believes that through early intervention a child may be better able to reach his/her potential.
Published 1 time(s) at the total approximate cost of $27.55.
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