Who is Build Up Michigan For?
Build Up Michigan is devoted
to helping individuals, parents, and people who work with families
(known as primary referral sources), to connect with the special
educational services that may be needed. In Michigan, eligible children,
youth, and young adults may receive special educational services from
birth through 25 years of age.
Anyone can make a referral for a
Build Up Michigan evaluation if it is suspected that the child/young
adult is developmentally delayed or has a physical or mental condition
highly associated with developmental delay. Primary referral sources can
include hospitals, physicians, parents, local education agencies,
public health facilities, other social service providers and other
Through multiple venues, our goal is to refer
as early as possible all children, youth and young adults with
disabilities who may be eligible for special educational services
through Michigan’s Administrative Rules for Special Education and the
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part B.