Title

A Plan for Child Find in Gifted Education

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2004

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.1080/02783190409554274

Abstract

Educators of children with special needs are required by law to employ “child find” to identify children with disabilities in their communities. Similar efforts to locate gifted children are required in a few states, but the practice is not mandated at the federal level. A rationale for child find is provided, as well as the guidelines of child find regarding locating gifted children among the states requiring this practice. Examples of current child find resources are provided, as well as implications for future research. Agencies that may participate in locating potentially gifted children are provided, along with suggested strategies for initiating a child find plan.

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Roeper Review, v. 26, issue 4, p. 229-232

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