Developmental Screenings

Ages 3 Months to 3 Years
Provided through the Parents As Teachers Program

Instrument

Purpose

Ages and Stages Questionnaire

To provide information regarding overall development in the areas of language, personal-social and motor development.

Health/Functional Hearing and Vision

To screen children for general health, hearing and vision function


Ages 3 to 5 years

Provided at each of Francis Howell School District's Early Childhood Family Education Centers

Click here for more information on Age 3-5 Screenings

Instrument

Purpose

DIAL-4

To screen students regarding overall development in language/literacy, intellectual, and motor development.

Health/Vision and Hearing

To screen children for general health and sensory function.

District Preschool Assessment - Administered to students enrolled in a school district preschool program.

To assess individual concept and skill development.


Use of Results

Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ)
Parent educators will share individual results from the ASQ Screening with parents and discuss implications. Types of experiential activities that may be most beneficial to support and enhance growth based on individual results will also be discussed.

Zimmerman Preschool Language Scale Articulation Screener
Parent educators will share individual results from Zimmerman Preschool Language Scale Articulation Screener with parents and discuss implications for speech activities/interactions that will be of greatest benefit to the child’s development.  

Health/Functional Vision and Hearing/Tympanometry
Parent educators will share individual results with parents and discuss implications. 

DIAL-4
Individual results from DIAL-4 assessments will be presented to parents and implications regarding the child’s developmental readiness for kindergarten. Results will also provide information to kindergarten teachers to use as they plan the types of experiential opportunities that are most appropriate for students in their classes. 

District Preschool Assessment
The district-written Preschool Assessment will be used by Pre-K teachers to provide ongoing, formative assessment of student progress with concept and skill development and application. Teachers will use this information to drive instructional decisions and design lessons to better address the individual needs of their students. Assessments will also be shared with parents to keep them apprised of their child’s progress.  

Schedule a Screening
To make an appointment for your child’s developmental screening, please call the Early Childhood Family Education Center on Hackmann Road at 636-851-6200, Central School Road at 636-851-6400, or Meadows Parkway at 636-851-6000.

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