The Wayne County Public School system serves preschoolers with special needs ages 3, 4, and 5 (not eligible for kindergarten) in Wayne County. Free screenings and evaluations are available to determine whether a child has special needs in any developmental areas: Speech, language, cognitive, social, and physical.
Services can be provided in the child's regular preschool, childcare setting, or the child's own home. Specialized center-based preschool options are also available.
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Preschool Special Needs Services
Ages 3, 4, and 5
Related services, which include transportation, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and other supportive services as
required to assist a child to benefit from special education
Parental involvement and consent to all aspects of the educational process
Confidentiality of records
Delivery of Services
Itinerant (direct/consultation in childcare centers, Head Start, etc.)
Child reaches third birthday
Parent requests services from the public schools
Child meets State Board of Education eligibility criteria for receiving special education and related services