Build Up helps parents and their children, ages 3 through 5, get additional educational support as they begin and continue to learn the skills needed to enter kindergarten.
 
Our goal is to refer all children who may be eligible for special education services through Michigan’s Administrative Rules for Special Education and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part B.


Who Is Eligible? 

Children ages 3 through 5 with a disability defined by one of the following categories are eligible for special education services: 

  • Speech/Language Impairment
  • Specific Learning Disability
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder 
  • Emotional Impairment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Visual Impairment
  • Physical Impairment
  • Early Childhood Developmental Delay (ECDD)
  • Severe Multiple Impairment
  • Other Health Impairment (including attention deficit disorder and health problems such as asthma, epilepsy, and diabetes)