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Evaluations of Three- and Four-Year-Old Children Suspected of Having Disabilities Pursuant to Section 4410 of the Education Law

The individual evaluation is the first step a Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) must take to determine if a preschool child meets the eligibility requirements for special education programs and services and to develop a student's individualized education program (IEP). This memorandum provides information regarding evaluations of three- and-four-year old children suspected of having disabilities, including requirements for parental consent, timelines for conducting evaluations, evaluation components and reimbursement procedures.