Serving Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa 

Child Find

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 Child Find video (English) Child Find video (Spanish)

Are you concerned about a child  who may need special education services? 

  • Call (850) 469-5423 or 1-888-445-9662 to schedule a screening appointment.        
  • You may also complete and return one of the forms below (online form OR printable referral form) to be contacted for  a screening appointment.
  • Free developmental, speech, language, hearing, and vision screenings are provided for children, ages 3-21, who are NOT currently enrolled in public school.  
  • Child Find screenings are done in Pensacola, Milton, Navarre, Fort Walton Beach and Crestview, FL. 
  • For students already enrolled in public school, please contact the Guidance Counselor  at the child's school for assistance.
  • For children ages birth to 36 months, please contact the Early Steps Intervention Program.  Early Steps at Sacred Heart serves Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Walton counties. 

Printable Child Find Referral Form

*For security reasons, this form cannot be returned directly online or via email.  Please return it to the FDLRS/Emerald Coast office by:

faxing to (850) 469-5574


mailing to FDLRS Emerald Coast, 30 E. Texar Drive, Pensacola, FL 32503

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