Purpose:  The purpose of this Child Find notice is to identify, locate, and evaluate children from birth to 21 years of age with known or suspected disabilties who reside in and/or attend school within Gainesville ISD boundaries.  This includes all homeschool and private school students.  Child find is a free referral service designed to determine whether a need for special education and related services exists.  Children learn at different rates, but some children have significant difficulty in one or more areas of development.  If you are concerned your child may be learning different from others and your child lives within Gainesville ISD attendance zone, please contact Brittenie Polk at (940)612-0730.  Parent involvement and agreement is obtained prior to any assessment.  Information is confidential and the pivacy of the child and parent is protected.