• Child FindKISD provides evaluation for students suspected of having a disability between the ages of 3 and 21.
    The term "child with a disability" means a child who:
    1. has one of the following disability conditions.
    2. needs special education services listed below to benefit from education:

    • Speech/Language Impairment
    • Autism
    • Learning Disability
    • Intellectual Disability
    • Emotional Disturbance
    • Orthopedic Impairment
    • Visual Impairment
    • Deaf/Hard of Hearing
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Other Health Impairment
    • Non-Categorical
    • Multiple Disabilities
    • Deaf-Blind

    A referral to Child Find may be made by any person concerned about a child’s development including:

    • Parents
    • Preschool Teachers/Directors
    • Daycare Providers
    • Physicians
    • Outside agencies, therapists, Early Childhood Intervention (ECI)

    Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) provides services to children with disabilities from birth to the age of 3. Students receiving services through ECI will be transitioned into public school before their third birthday. 

    Child Find ReferralsTo make a Child Find referral, or if you suspect your child has a disability, please contact the Kennedale ISD Special Education office at (817) 563-8081. Please note parent involvement and agreement are obtained prior to any assessment. Information is confidential and the privacy of the child and parent is protected.

    SB 139 - Notice to Families | ENGLISH
    SB 139 - Notice to Families | SPANISH
    TEA | Technical Assistance: Child Find & Evaluation