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Help Us Locate Children with Disabilities

If you or someone you know suspects a child may have developmental delays or other learning related

weaknesses, please call our Special Education Department or the appropriate number listed below:

256-638-4131 DeKalb County Board of Education
1-800-392-8020 Ages 3-21
1-800-543-3098 (V/TDD) Birth through 2
1-800-548-2547 (voice only) Alabama Relay Service



Who can make a referral? What information is needed?
  • Parents
  • Developmental disabilities programs
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Well-baby clinics
  • Prenatal/postnatal facilities
  • Public health facilities
  • Hospital follow-up clinics
  • Child day care centers
  • Medicaid programs
  • Physicians
  • Home child day care programs
  • Hospitals
  • Pediatricians' offices
  • Head Start programs
  • Social service agencies
  • Community health services
  • Local educational agencies
  • Other health providers
  • Child's name
  • Sex
  • Ethnic origin
  • Date of birth
  • Social Security number
  • Parent name
  • Language spoken by the family
  • Developmental concerns
  • Name of child's primary care physician
  • Whether the family has agreed to the referral

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