Child Find / 504 Notice

SOUTH PORTLAND SCHOOL DEPARTMENT
SPECIAL EDUCATION AND SECTION 504 CHILD FIND NOTICE

The South Portland School Department has a duty to locate, evaluate and identify any child residing in the District who qualifies for Special Education services or Section 504 accommodations or services.

Children eligible for special education include those children with disabilities who have autism, deaf-blindness, developmental delay, emotional/behavior disability, hearing impairment, mental disability, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, other health impairment, specific learning disability, speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury, visual impairment, or developmental delay and who, because of such an impairment, need special education services.

Children eligible for Section 504 accommodations or services include those children who have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity.

If you suspect your child has a disability and may require special education or Section 504 accommodations, or if you would like additional information, please contact Kathleen Cox, Director of Instructional Support, South Portland School Department, 130 Wescott Road, South Portland, ME 04106, telephone 871-0555.