Child Find Ages 3-22 and Developmental Screenings for Preschool Students

In accordance with Federal Law, IDEA and Massachusetts law 603 CMR 28.00, the Weston Public Schools provides special education programs designed to meet the needs of eligible students who are attending not only public schools but also those who are home schooled or are attending private schools at private expense and whose parents reside in Weston. 

 

In light of this, we would like to remind you that our office stands ready to assist with evaluation, identification, and provision of services to students who may be eligible for special education. If a student is found eligible for special education, all programs and services are offered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and disability.

 

If you or your family have any concerns that a student between the ages of 3 and 22 who resides in Weston may be disabled and may require special education services, you are asked to contact the following:

 

Martha Bakken

Director of Student Services

89 Wellesley Street, Weston, MA 02493

bakkenm@weston.org

781-786-5240

 

The Weston Public Schools is responsible for the evaluation of those students to determine if they are eligible for special education or related services under Federal law, IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and Massachusetts State Law, 603 CMR 28 (Massachusetts Special Education Regulations).

 

The Weston Public Schools Public Schools is also committed to identifying children before their third birthday in order to provide early intervention services for three and four year-olds with disabilities. If you have questions or concerns regarding your child’s development and would like to have them screened, please call Emily Tucker, Assistant Director for Student Services  at 781-786-5240 to set up an appointment.