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Is there a three, four, or five year old child in your life who you are concerned is developing differently or is having problems learning?  If, so, help is available for eligible children. You may wish to contact the Allendale Department of Special Services office or the State Child Find Office for information about services that are available to parents. 

Project CHILD FIND is a service of the NJ State Department of Education to help identify unserved disabled children birth to 21 years of age. Project CHILD FIND is funded through a grant from the United States Department of Education.

For more information on CHILD FIND, click on these links:

Project CHILD FIND 1-800-322-8174  
or contact your local Region I District Office 
of Special Education:

Allendale (Jen Goodell)

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Franklin Lakes (Amy Gallagher)

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Glen Rock (Linda Edwards)

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Ho-Ho-Kus (Eric Srler)

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Mahwah (Lisa Rizzo)


Midland Park  (Ann Marie Bruder)


Northern Highlands Regional (Thomas Buono)

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Oakland (Jennifer Zimmerle)


Ramapo/Indian Hills (Michael Marano

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Ramsey (Gregory Acocella)

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Ridgewood (Kim Buxenbaum-Turner)

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Saddle River (Debbi Strauss)

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Upper Saddle River (Carmela Whalen)


Waldwick (Victoria Wilson)


Wyckoff (Debra Herold)

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