Child Find, as a part of FDLRS Galaxy, screens preschool children ages 3 through 5, who may have special needs. Some children experience difficulties with vision, hearing, language, learning, physical movement, and/or emotional control. These children may benefit from special educational services.

To view a brief overview of Child Find: Child Find Overview

If you know of a preschool-aged child with significant problems in any of these areas, please call us for a screening.

Indian River County – 772-564-4166 / Fax – 772-564-5958

St. Lucie County – 772-429-4601 / Fax – 772-429-5531

Martin County – toll free 800-358-8525 /Fax- 772-429-5531

Okeechobee County – toll free 800-358-8525 / Fax – 772-429-5531

For more information, contact one of our Child Find Specialists:

Lynda Ledlow  1-772-429-4656 lynda.ledlow@stlucieschools.org

Viany Adache 1-772-219-1610 option 2, ext. 250 viany.adache@stlucieschools.org


Early Learning Coalition – St. Lucie County

The Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County (Coalition) is a 501(c) (3) organization that oversees and funds early learning programs for at risk and income eligible children.  They develop, implement and monitor the School Readiness and Voluntary Prekindergarten Programs as governed by Florida’s Office of Early Learning, and provide families the opportunity to enhance their children’s success by participating in quality early learning programs that better prepare children for school.


Early Learning Coalition – Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee (IRMO)

The Early Learning Coalition of Indian River, Martin, and Okeechobee Counties is a 501(c) (3) organization that oversees and funds early learning programs for at risk and income eligible children.  They develop, implement and monitor the School Readiness and Voluntary Prekindergarten Programs as governed by Florida’s Office of Early Learning, and provide families the opportunity to enhance their children’s success by participating in quality early learning programs that better prepare children for school.