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Child Find

Child Find

This notice is to inform you that Tuttle Public Schools is maintaining an ongoing Child Find search to locate, identify and evaluate any child age 3-21 with an established or suspected disability. Child Find efforts include all individuals age 3-21 not enrolled in school, as well as those who attend public and private schools, Head Start, state institutions, and other child care or treatment facilities. Children not of school age must reside in the boundaries of Tuttle Public Schools to be included in the child find efforts.

Tuttle Public Schools has established and maintains a comprehensive screening and multidisciplinary referral, evaluation, and eligibility process for the identification of children with suspected disabilities. Child Find activities contain a mandate for public awareness of contact, location and established screening procedures. Information regarding evaluation procedures is available at no cost to parent/guardian upon request by contacting Tuttle Public Schools at the Tuttle Administration Office; 515 E. Main St., Tuttle, OK 73089 Phone contact is available at 405-381-2605.

As mandated by the Oklahoma State Department of Education, Tuttle Public Schools is required to fully inform parents that personally identifiable information is maintained on all children who are referred and evaluated under the provisions of Child Find. The types of information sought may include but not limited to: Parent concerns, developmental, adaptive behavior, social-cultural, health/medical, vision, hearing, motor, perceptual/processing, behavior, psychological, vocational and information gained through observations in the classroom or other environments.

It is the responsibility of the Tuttle Public Schools to inform parents/guardians of their rights under the Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Should you have any questions please contact Jeff DeWitt at 405-381-2605.