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A notice to parents/guardians and health care providers from the Plymouth Public Schools Special Education Department:

A notice to parents/guardians and health care providers from the Plymouth Public Schools Special Education Department:
 
It is the responsibility of the Plymouth School Department to identify any child who is a resident of Plymouth who may have a disability, regardless of the severity of that disability. It is also the responsibility of the Plymouth public schools to evaluate those students to determine which are eligible for special education or related services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act or 603 CMR 28, Massachusetts Special Education Regulations.
 
Plymouth's public schools are committed to locating those children before their third birthday in order to provide early intervention services for children 3-and-4-years-old. Residents who have questions or concerns regarding their child's development and would like to have their preschool child screened can call Denise Tobin, the principal of the Plymouth Early Childhood Center, at 508-830-4347 for an appointment.
 
If a child is already enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12 and the parents/guardians or pediatrician think that child should be evaluated to determine eligibility for special education services, parents/ guardians should make that request in writing to the principal of the child's school. Include child's name, address, and date of birth, as well as the parent or guardian's name and telephone number and a brief description of concerns.
 
Contact the district Special Education Office at 508-830-4343 for any further contact information.