Free developmental screenings offered for children

Free developmental screenings are being offered for children, ages birth to age 3 from Ellis and Rush counties.

For children age 3 to 5, where there is a concern a child might have a developmental delay or be in need of special education service, screenings also are offered.

During the developmental screenings, local professionals will check children in the areas of speech, language, vision, hearing, self-help, height, weight, thinking, behavior and motor development.

The screenings will be held on Sept. 12. Call (785) 625-3257 to set up a free developmental screening appointment. Thee developmental screenings are offered monthly and sponsored by the Hays Interagency Coordinating Council.