REFERRAL PROCESS FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION
If you have questions or concerns regarding your child's development and would like to submit a referral for an evaluation which would be utilized in order to identify a developmental delay or deficit in the area(s) of communication, personal - social, adaptive, fine/gross motor &/or cognition skills, please follow the steps below:
1. A referral packet can be obtained by contacting Jane Fontaine, Secretary to the Director of Special Services, at Central Office 203-263-0416.
2. Once the paperwork is completed, please send or bring directly to:
Director of Special Services Regional School District #14 Central Office
attn. Jane Fontaine
5 Minortown Rd.
Woodbury, CT 06798
3. Once the referral is signed by the Director of Special Education, the STAR Preschool Staff will contact the referral source in order to set up the necessary meeting times which would include three dates:
PPT1 Planning and Placement Team Meeting #1 in order to review referral and discuss parent/caregiver concerns (child does not need to be present at this meeting which is held at the STAR Preschool Office).
EVALUATION date/time if determined necessary after PPT1 (child is brought to the STAR Preschool Office for approximately 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hrs.)
PPT2 Planning and Placement Team Meeting #2 in order to share evaluation results and determine eligibility for special education intervention (only parent needed for this meeting).