The following was submitted by the Student Services Department of the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District.
It is the responsibility of Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District to identify any child, ages 2.9 to 21, who is a resident of Hamilton or Wenham who may have a disability, regardless of the severity of the disability. Further, it is the responsibility of Hamilton Wenham Regional School District to evaluate these students to determine if any of these students are eligible for special education or related services under IDEA 2004 (Individual with Disabilities Education Act) or the Massachusetts Special Education Regulations (603 CMR 28).
Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District is committed to locating children before their third birthday in order to provide early intervention services to three and four year olds. If you have questions or concerns regarding your child’s development and would like to have him/her screened, you may call for an appointment at 978-468-8486.
If you or your pediatrician believes your child should be evaluated to determine eligibility for special education services, please either request verbally by calling the Office of Student Services at 978-468-5303 or by making the request in writing (please include your child’s date of birth, name, address and telephone number and a brief description of your concerns) and send it to:
Katherine Harris, Director of Student Services
Hamilton Wenham Regional School District
5 School St.
Wenham, MA 01984