Preschool Special Education Services

Lawrence Township offers inclusive special education services at our four Accredited Early Learning Centers.  ELC Winding Ridge, ELC Amy Beverland, ELC Brook Park, and ELC Mary Castle offer preschool and Kindergarten instruction for children with and without disabilities for ages 3-5. Additionally, our Early Learning Centers are available to all Lawrence Township residents.


First Step Services are available for children ages 0 to 2 years and 11 months. To initiate a referral for services; click here to access the first steps website.

Questions about Child Development? Click here to visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website to learn more about child development and if you child could benefit from early interventions.

Click here to access a supplemental chart from the Indiana Department of Education that details the steps for evaluation.

For additional information about evaluations, First Step transitions, or other referrals, please contact Preschool Intake Manager, Ms. Tamara Burris at 317-423-8437 or tamaraburris@msdlt.k12.in.us.