Free Child Find screenings offered to Douglas County students

Douglas County School District will offer free Child Find screenings, a procedure for 3-to-5-year-olds who may have delays in early childhood development, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 7 at the Heritage Building, formerly Gardnerville Elementary School, 1286 Toler Ave. in Gardnerville.

The event is for Douglas County children who have not entered kindergarten. With school district staff, families can discuss concerns about delays with speech, language, cognitive, social, emotional or motor skills.

If children are suspected of having a developmental delay, he or she may be eligible for school services and will be recommended for free evaluations conducted by the district.

Families that are unable to attend but would like an evaluation can call Douglas County School District Special Services at 775-265-5262, ext. 4.

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