Child Developmental Screening

>>Child Developmental Screening
Child Developmental Screening2017-12-14T13:36:01+00:00

Free developmental screenings are available for children in all districts from age birth (0) through five (5) years.

Program Details

What is Child Developmental Screening?

Children are screened in the areas of motor, concepts, speech and language. A hearing and vision screening may also be done. A developmental screening can identify children who are in need of further evaluation and/or participation in Early Intervention or Early Childhood Services that address their areas of need.

Early Intervention (EI) Benefits

  • Early identification and implementation of services during the most crucial time in your child’s brain development.
  • Services are designed for children in the natural environment of their homes, in child care, or in preschool programs.
  • Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) is a written plan for services to eligible children and families.
  • Transition Plan prior to age 3 is a plan developed for your child when leaving early intervention at age three.
Child Developmental Screening

0-3 Years

Infants and Toddlers (0-3 years) Developmental Screening

ESD 112 is the ESIT local lead agency for Clark, Klickitat, Pacific and Skamania Counties. Call 360-750-7507 to talk with the Intake Coordinator about concerns for your child or a child in your care.

Washington State Department of Early Learning’s program Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) offers free developmental screenings for all children 0-3 years. At the screening, parents discuss their concerns with a Family Resources Coordinator (FRC).

The screening tool used by the FRC is called the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ). The ASQ is a tool you can use to check your child’s development. It’s easy to use, doctor-recommended, and teaches you to recognize developmental stages as your child grows such as:

  • Communication – how kids use language
  • Gross Motor – how kids move their bodies
  • Fine Motor – how kids use their hands
  • Problem Solving – how kids interact with their world
  • Personal-Social – how kids calm themselves down

To learn more about this screening, visit Parent123.org. This page will allow you to go through the questionnaire online, print it and bring it to the screening appointment we have scheduled for you and your child. If you choose to submit it on the Parent123 website then they will have someone contact you for review. If you select this option, be sure to let them know that you have an appointment with a Family Resource Coordinator in your county.

3-5 Years

Preschool Age (3-5 years) Developmental Screening

ESA Districts

ESD 112 schedules developmental screenings for children ages 3-5 years for families living in districts which are part of the Educational Services Agency (ESA). If you reside in districts that are members of the ESA, please call ESD 112 at 360.952.3536 to discuss your child’s development or schedule a screening.

School Districts

Several school districts in Clark and Cowlitz Counties manage their own developmental screenings for children ages 3-5 years living within their boundaries. Please refer to the links below to help you locate the special services programs within each district.

Program Contacts

Who to Contact

Carol Hall

Director

Contact

Phone: 360-952-3514

Email: carol.hall@esd112.org

Sharon Green

Program Assistant

Contact

Phone: 360-952-3536

Email: sharon.green@esd112.org

ESIT Parent Resources

Special Education Resources

Get Social with Us

Early Support for Infants and Toddlers - Clark County

Educational Services District 112 is the Clark County Local Lead Agency for Early Support for Infants and Toddlers. To discuss concerns for a child, schedule a screening, or talk with a certified Family Resources Coordinator about Early Intervention services, parents may call the ESIT Intake Coordinator: 360-750-7507 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Upcoming Classes & Events

View Catalog

Specialized Services News

Dayton ESA students compete in track and field event

On May 22nd, the ESA's Dayton School District Life Skills class took part in the First Annual Walla Walla Day of Champions alongside other special needs students from Walla Walla and College Place. The students [...]

More News

Related Programs