District 90 offers free early childhood screening

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River Forest, IL -- All River Forest children between the ages of 3 and 5 who are not currently attending the public schools are eligible for free screening services from River Forest District 90 Schools. Children from birth to age three who have a suspected delay in gross-motor, fine-motor, communications, cognition, self-help or social development may be screened by Oak/Leyden Developmental Services.

The screening for children ages 3 to 5 includes an assessment of each child's speech and language development, as well as vision and hearing evaluation. The screenings will take place on Wednesday, April 9, at Lincoln and Willard Schools from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

Children living north of Chicago Avenue will be screened at Willard School, 1250 Ashland Avenue. To schedule an appointment please call 708-366-6740. Children living south of Chicago Avenue will be screened at Lincoln School, 511 Park Avenue. To schedule an appointment, please call 708-466-7340.

For children from birth to 3-years-old, call Krissie Russell at Oak/Leyden at 708-524-1050, ext. 136, to schedule a screening. 

More information is available on the District 90 website under Student Learning/Special Education at district90.org.

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