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Child Find


IDEA requires all states to have a "comprehensive Child Find system" to assure that all children, birth to 21, who are in need of early intervention or special education services are located, identified, and referred. If you are concerned about your child’s development, suspect they have a disability, or know your child has a disability and are looking for appropriate educational services please contact the appropriate person based on your child’s current age

Infants to toddlers (under 3 years old): Children’s Village 509-574-3200

The Selah School District, in contract with Children’s Village of Yakima, offers free of cost evaluations for infants and toddlers, birth through three. This evaluation will help you to determine if your child is following a typical pattern of development. If appropriate, Children’s Village will provide early intervention help for your child. For questions or assistance, call Children’s Village at 509.574.3200. 


3-5 year olds: Special Services Office, 509-698-8006 or

Developmental screenings are provided by Selah School District for children, between the ages of three to five, to identify the need for further evaluation to identify possible delays in language, motor, cognitive or social-emotional development. If you have questions or concerns about your preschooler's development, or to refer a child for a screening, contact the Special Services Office, 509-698-8006


Kindergarten through age 21: School psychologists at your child’s building

Children five through 21 who have a suspected disability can be referred by a parent, staff member, or community member to their local school by contacting the school psychologist or Special Services department at 509-698-8006.