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Early Childhood Screening

Early Childhood Screening
The early childhood years from birth to the start of kindergarten are an important time of rapid learning and growth. Early Childhood Screening is a quick and simple check of how your child is growing and developing. Between the ages of 3 and 4, screening can detect possible health or learning concerns, so that children can get help before they start kindergarten.

Does my child need an Early Childhood Screening? 
In order for your child to start kindergarten in any Minnesota public school, you will need to provide your child's Early Childhood Screening Summary Form and Immunization record. 

Is there a charge? 
No, Early Childhood Screening is FREE

What will happen at the screening? 
At your child's screening, a trained professional will check the following:
    • Vision
    • Hearing
    • Height/Weight
    • Immunization status
    • Thinking, language and communication skills, large and small motor skills
    • Social & emotional development
Early Childhood Screening "What It's All About" - Watch The Video                
       
To schedule an Early Childhood Screening Appointment contact:
        Mary Patnode
        Early Childhood Screening Coordinator
        763-389-6168
        mary.patnode@isd477.org    

        Upcoming Screenings: 
  •     October 18th, 2016
  •     November 1st, 2016
  •     November 15th, 2016
  •     December 13th, 2016
    We do not screen during the months of May-July


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