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February 20, 2014
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District hosts screening for children with developmental delays

The Douglas County School District is offering a free child find screening on 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8 at Douglas High School, 1637 Highway 88, Minden.

Follow the signs to the screening location. Anyone with concerns their 3- to 5-year-olds might have delays in early childhood development with speech, language, cognitive, social or emotional skills, or fine or gross motor delays, this screening is an opportunity to meet with school district staff and discuss those concerns.

After the screening, if a child is suspected of having a developmental delay, the child will then be recommended for further free-of-charge evaluations conducted by the school district, and may be eligible for school services.

Anyone who suspects their child has a disability or a developmental delay may contact the Douglas County School District Special Services office at any time to request an evaluation.

To discuss any questions about child find or other early childhood services, contact Special Education Programs Specialist Mary Jo Hollis at Douglas County School District Special Services at 775-265-5262 ext. 4.

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The Record Courier Updated Mar 5, 2014 08:55AM Published Feb 20, 2014 11:06AM Copyright 2014 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.