Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
Towns of Bennington, Shaftsbury, Woodford, Pownal, & The Village of North Bennington
2021-2022 Child Find Notice
The Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union (SVSU) is required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act to locate, evaluate, and identify persons with disabilities from birth through age 21, who may be in need of special education, related services, or accommodations in order to access a free appropriate public education; and to provide such needed services for those ages 3 through 21.
Services for eligible children ages birth through 3 years are provided through the Children's Integrated Services-Early Intervention program. Services for eligible children ages 3 to 21 are provided by your local supervisory union.
If you know a child residing in the towns within SVSU that you believe may have such needs but are not currently receiving services please contact the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union, Attn: Special Education, 246 South Stream Road, Bennington, VT 05201, or call the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union at 802-447-7501.
Information obtained during Child Find remains confidential as required by Vermont Special Education Regulations and the Family Educational Rights to Privacy Act.