Special Education : Child Search

Child Search is a nationwide effort to locate all children with disabilities, ages zero through twenty-one, who are not receiving educational services. Child Search is a part of Special Education in Louisiana schools. It is designed to identify, locate, and evaluate children who may be in need of special education services and are not currently enrolled in school.

Which Children are Eligible?

Children ages 0 through 22, who are not enrolled in an educational program and may have a special need in one or more of the following areas:
Speech or Language
Vision or Hearing
Physical or Orthopedic Adaptation
Emotional Development
Social Development
Learning Development
Intellectual Development

Whom Do I Contact?

If you know of any individuals who have disabilities, are between the ages of birth-21 years, and who are not receiving educational services, or any individuals who may be gifted and/or talented between the ages of 3-21 years, contact:

Jefferson Parish Public School System
Special Programs Department