Child Find

Are you concerned that your child may have a developmental delay or disability?

Child Find is a program that helps families determine if a child has a developmental delay or a disability and whether or not they need additional support services.

Parents should contact Child Find if they:

      • Have questions about whether or not their child has a disability
      • Are concerned about their infant, toddler or preschool child's development
      • Know their child has a disability and are looking for appropriate educational services
      • Would like to know how to help their child succeed in school


Children are evaluated for a suspected disability differently depending on their age.

Birth to 3 years old

The Department of Early Learning (DEL) oversees Special Education for children ages birth-3. In Snohomish county, Sherwood Community Services or Snohomish County Early Intervention programs are the agencies that provide these services.

For more information, contact:
Snohomish County Early Intervention Program: (425) 388.7114
Sherwood Community Services: (425) 334.4071
Monroe School District: (360) 804.2600

Preschool - Age 3-5 years old

Developmental evaluations are provided by Monroe School district for children between the ages of three and five to identify possible delays in language, motor, cognitive, or social-emotional development.

If you have questions or concerns about your preschool child's development or to refer a child for evaluation, contact Child Find:
Monroe School District (360) 804.2600

School Age - 5-21 years old

Monroe School District identifies children ages 5 through 21 who may have a disability. A parent, staff member, or other person may refer a student at their local school.

To refer a student, please contact your school psychologist, counselor, administrator, or Monroe School District at (360) 804.2600.