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What is Project Find Michigan?
"Child Find" is a federal component of the individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

"Project Find"is Michigan's term for "Child Find". The project is funded by the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services.

Project Find Michigan is a statewide system of service to promote the awareness of special education supports and/or services provided by the public school system. "Project Find" networks and offers information for children and youth ages 3 to 26 years of age who have disabilities in areas such as physical, social-emotional, speech & language, or cognitive impairments that may affect his or her educational performance. These conditions may make the child or youth eligible for special education services provided by the public school system in Michigan. The services are governed by special education rules.

If you suspect your child may have a disability, please contact your child's Building Principal or Mrs. Lorraine Thayer, Durand Area Schools Special Education Coordinator at (989) 288-2805 or email .

If you suspect your child age birth to 3 years of age may have a disability, please contact your local school administrator or:

Shiawassee Regional Education School District
1025 North Shiawassee Street
Corunna, Michigan 48817
(800) 743-3471
Specific Learning Disability (SLD) Determination Plan
"Does Your Child Have a Learning Disability?"
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