According to state and federal special education regulations, annual
public notice to parents of children who reside within a school district is
required regarding child find responsibilities. School districts (SDs),
intermediate units (IUs) and charter schools (CSs) are required to conduct
child find activities for children who may be eligible for services via Section
504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For additional information related to
Section 504/Chapter 15 services, the parent may refer to Section 504, Chapter
15, and the Basic Education Circular entitled Implementation of Chapter 15.
Also, school districts are required to conduct child find activities for
children who may be eligible for gifted services via 22 Pa Code Chapter 16. For
additional information regarding gifted services, the parent may refer to 22 PA
Code Chapter 16. If a student is both gifted and eligible for Special
Education, the procedures in IDEA and Chapter 14 shall take precedence.