Child Find


What Is Child Find?
Child Find is a statewide effort by the Alabama State Department of Education and the Department of Rehabilitation Services to locate, identify, and evaluate children with disabilities from birth to age 21.

How Does Child Find Work?
Early Intervention and Special Education Services work closely with community service agencies, parents, and local school systems to locate children with disabilities.

Why Is Child Find Important?
It helps the child, the family, and the provider to plan appropriate services and link families to services for students meeting eligibility requirements in the following disability areas:

For more information about Child Find contact Lynell Carr with Pike Road Schools at 334-420-5317 or

What Are Early Intervention Services?
Early Intervention Services from birth to age 3 are identified through the Early Intervention Program. For information about these services, contact Lynell Carr with Pike Road Schools at 334-420-5317 or

Disability Areas:

  • Hearing Impaired

  • Intellectual Disability

  • Orthopedically Impaired

  • Emotional Disturbance

  • Visually Impaired

  • Autism

  • Developmentally Delayed

  • Deaf-Blind

  • Multiple Disabilities

  • Other Health Impaired

  • Speech and Language Impaired

  • Specific Learning Disabilities

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Contact Info

Child Find

  • 1-800-392-8020 - (ages 3-21)

  • 1-800-543-3098 - (birth-2)

  • 1-800-548-2546 - (TTY)

Child Find