Special Education → Services → Child Find
Mrs. Stacy A. Ellis, Instructional SpecialistMrs. Joan P. Sugrue, Instructional SpecialistMs. Vilma R. Rivas-Cativo, Program SecretaryMrs. Faith Fischel, Supervisor
Office Location:English Manor4511 Bestor DriveRoom 146Rockville, Maryland 20853*Child Find Clinics will be held in Room 136
Phone: 240-740-2170Intake Line: 301-947-6080Fax: 301-871-0957Office Mail: ChildFind@mcpsmd.org View Staff Directory
Child Find provides free developmental screenings for children from three years of age until kindergarten. It is also the single point of entry for families moving into Montgomery County whose preschool-aged child has been previously identified with a disability.
Non-resident families with developmental concerns about their child who does NOT have an IEP and attends a preschool or child care center located in Montgomery County may contact Child Find.
Parentally placed private school students’ parents/guardians
with school-aged students (5-21 years of age) may contact Mrs. Anna E. Szilagyi-Weichbrod
at 240-740-3855 or via e-mail at Anna_E_Szilagyi-Weichbrod@mcpsmd.org for a Child Find referral packet.
Birth through 34 ½ months:
Parents of children between birth and thirty-four and one half months of age should contact Montgomery County Infants and Toddlers Program to request an evaluation if they have concerns about their child’s development at 240-777-3997 or complete the online referral at referral.mditp.org.
Kindergarten to Age 21:
Parents of students in kindergarten through age 21 should contact their neighborhood school to request an evaluation.
In order to complete a screening for a child who will enter Kindergarten in the fall (born prior to September 1, 2018), the completed paperwork must be received by the Child Find office by
After that date, screenings will be handled by the neighborhood school.
Please submit the following information if you have concerns with your child’s development. A Child Find Specialist will contact you within 48 hours of the receipt of documents to confirm receipt of documents.
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