Making a Referral
How to Make a Referral
The referral must be in writing- dated and signed by the student’s parent or legal guardian. The referral should:
Where to Send the Referral
Winslow Township Special Services
30 Coopers Folly Road
Atco, NJ 08004
What to Expect after the Initial Referral Has Been Made
Initial Identification and Evaluation Meeting
Within 20 calendar days (excluding school holidays, but not summer vacation) of receipt of written request by the district, the CST must convene with the parent for an Initial Identification and Evaluation Meeting, to determine whether an evaluation is warranted.
*If no consent is signed and returned within 15 days after the consent was sent home, this referral process is terminated and a new Referral is required to reinstate the process.
If Evaluations are Not Warranted
Written notice will be sent to your home address via US Mail, which proposes that evaluation is not warranted. The notice will also include copies of the special education rules (N.J.A.C. 6A:14), and the due process hearing rules (N.J.A.C. 1:6A).