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What Is Early Childhood Screening?
A check of vision, hearing, and developmental progress
A review of immunizations and family information
An individual review with parents of child's progress and needs
It identifies needs that may require special attention before a child enters school
Is There A Cost?
Early Childhood Screening is FREE for all ISD 279 children who are 3
to 5 years old.
When Should My Child Be Screened?
State law requires screening before a child starts kindergarten. It is recommended that children be screened when they are 3 years old.
How Do I Have My Child Screened?
Appointments are necessary. Please call the Screening Office at
to schedule an appointment.
If my child was screened by their doctor, is there a form to fill out to give to the school district?
See Physician Screening Form.
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