• Child Find

    Project Child Find-https://www.nj.gov/education/specialed/childfind/fact_sheet.pdf

    The Carteret Public Schools provides a free, appropriate public education for all students with disabilities, ages three through twenty-one, residing in the district, including students with disabilities enrolled by their parents in nonpublic schools.

    Infants and Toddlers (Birth to Three) – New Jersey’s Early Intervention System provides services for infants and toddlers(from birth to the child’s third birthday) who have developmental delays or disabilities as well as support for their families. 

    • If you are concerned your infant or toddler is developing or learning differently, you can call Middlesex Special Child Health Services at 732-745-3180 or 3187.
    • If you are concerned your preschool child, ages three through five, is developing differently, you can call the district Department of Special Services at 732-541-8960.  A member of the preschool child study team will respond to your concerns.
    • If you are concerned your student, ages six through twenty-one is developing or learning differently, you can contact the principal of the school in which your child is enrolled. The school Identification and Referral Services Committee will respond to your concerns.   Your child may be referred to the Identification and Referral Services Committee, formerly known as Pupil Assistance Committee.  Parents may also submit a written request for evaluation by the child study team.
    • Students with disabilities enrolled by their parents in nonpublic schools receive services through the Middlesex County Educational Services Commission. You may contact the Middlesex County Educational Services Commission at 732-777-9848.