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Special Education

Answers to questions about your child’s development

The Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) Child Find team provides free screenings and/or evaluations for children aged 2 to 5 suspected of having a developmental delay or disability.

Child Find screenings can answer many questions about your child's development. Screenings and Child Find services are free to parents who live in the City of Alexandria.

Contact Child Find at 703-578-8217 if you are concerned about your child's development or performance in the areas that affect development and learning:

  • Behavior or Social Skills

  • Speech or Language Skills

  • Motor Control or Coordination

  • Thinking or Performing Tasks

  • Vision and Hearing

For more information read the Child Find and Early Childhood Special Education Services Every Student Succeeds Brochure: 

Contact Information 

Child Find and Early Childhood Special Education Services
Jefferson-Houston School
1501 Cameron Street, Suite 235
Alexandria, VA 22314

Laura Basu, M.Ed.
Early Childhood Special Education Coordinator

Donna Marsh
Child Find Specialist

Flor Ford
Administrative Assistant