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In accordance with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ recommendations designed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), intermediate school districts throughout Michigan are closed and therefore Build Up Coordinator for Build Up are temporarily unavailable.  Please feel free to contact your Build Up Coordinator when schools reopen.

The state is taking proactive steps to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in reducing the coronavirus risk to Michigan residents.

For current and up-to-date information regarding the Coronavirus visit or

If you are concerned that your child may have a disability that is getting in the way of learning:

  • Call your Build Up Coordinator 
  • OR Call 1-888-320-8384 (the Michigan Special Education Information Line). 

If you need help ... you’re never alone.

Your local Build Up Coordinator will explain the resources available and help determine the next best steps for your child. A Build Up Coordinator can tell you if your child is eligible for support. Evaluations take place September through May. Services for preschool children (ages 3 through 5) are provided free of charge through the public school system.

What is the Special Education Process in Michigan

Additional Resources

Need more information? A lot of special education services and resources are available here.

Parent Preschool Advocacy Brief (PDF) — Advice and guidance for parents and caregivers.

Special Education Services for Preschoolers with Disabilities — Information about early intervention, pediatrician referrals and more.

Center for Parent Information & Resources — Find webinars, articles, publications and flyers on topics related to special education.

Family Matters — Learn about special education topics. Find resources to help your child.

Michigan Alliance for Families — Provides guidance, support and parent mentors for families with children (birth through 26 years of age).