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Special Education


Colorado River BOCES is the administrative unit for Garfield16 schools. Click here to be go to CRBOCES home page.


Child Find is part of Colorado's system for identifying children suspected of having a delay in development. The purpose of the evaluation is to determine if there is a significant delay or if there is a need for early intervention or special education services. Evaluations conducted by Child Find teams are at no cost to parents.


Children who are not yet in Kindergarten may be referred at any time when a family member, doctor or child care provider has a concern about their development. For children from birth to three years of age, Child Find teams partner with local Early Intervention Colorado programs who provide service coordination and eligibility determination. Contact Nicole Hills at Expected Milestones Children three to five years old are evaluated as a part of the preschool special education process. Contact Annie Grandorff at For school age child find contact Denise Rahe at

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