Referral and Eligibility Process

Project Child Find
  • Project Child Find
    Project Child Find is a free referral service to assist in the identification of unserved/underserved youth ages 3 to 21 years old who may struggle due to physical, sensory, emotional, communication, cognitive or social difficulties. For children 3 to 21 years of age, our school district provides a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) for eligible students. Parents and guardians who have questions about the eligibility of their child are encouraged to contact the Office of Special Services at 973-584-4232

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How often is the IEP reviewed?

  • What is an Individualized Education Program (IEP)?

  • How is eligibility determined?

  • What is the procedure if the student is going to be assessed?

  • What constitutes an evaluation?

  • What happens when a referral is made?

  • How do I make a referral?

  • Who can make a referral?

  • What is a referral?