preschool screening

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The Family Resource Center at Eudora Elementary School is offering two screenings for young children in October.

On Friday October 7, from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM, the Resource Center will offer a free infant and toddler developmental screening at the Elementary School.  This screening is for children ages 0 to 3 years old.  Parents can learn information about how their child does a variety of tasks include moving, communicating, plays, sees, hears and does things for themselves.  You must make an appointment for this screening.  Appointments can be made by calling 785-843-3059.

Also on Friday October 7,  the Resource Center will be holding Preschool screenings at 8:15 AM by appointment only.

Preschool openings are available in the Eudora Early Childhood Program at Eudora Elementary School during the 2011-2012 school year. There is no tuition for this half-day preschool. The one-time $50 student instructional supply fee will be waived or reduced for students qualifying for free/reduced lunch program.  There are spaces currently available for students.

Placement priority will be made based on the following criteria:

3-5 years old who qualifies for special education (delayed developmentally or academically, including cognitive, social, physical, communication, emotional, behavioral and self-help skills) or a student that will be four years old by Aug. 31, 2011 and meets the above criteria or one of the following:

– Qualify for free lunch program
– Single parent household
– SRS referral for preschool participation
– One or both parents were under age 20 when the child was born
– One or both parents lack a high school diploma or GED
– Limited English language skills
– Child qualifies for migrant status

According to the school district, Preschool space is limited and a waiting list will be available for qualifying students not placed.

If you would like to schedule an appointment for your child’s screening you can contact the Family Resource Center by calling Anissa at 785-542-4903 or sending an e-mail to frc@eudoraschools.org.

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