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Who is eligible for screening/evaluation?
Children between the ages of 2 years, 9 months and 5 years of age, prior to September 1 of current school year and reside within the
What is Child Find?
Child Find has three parts:
the screening process of locating and identifying those children in need of services
the referral of birth to 3 children to AzEIP
Why screen and evaluate preschool children?
When learning challenges are identified at a young age, early intervention can help the child with their development.
What to watch for...
Children who are showing difficulties with any of the following areas may have a learning challenge. Watch for difficulties with:
manipulating small objects/drawing
How to schedule a screening:
Call (520) 232-7034. An intake will be taken over the phone and an appointment will be scheduled within 45 days.
What happens at the screening appointment?
A team member will ask you about your child's growth and development.
An audiologist will check your child's hearing.
A certified vision screener will check your child's vision.
Your child may be screened in one or more areas which the staff feels appropriate based on observation, review of records, etc.
A team member will share the screening results.
If an evaluation is necessary, an appointment will be arranged.
What if my child is less than three years of age?
If you have concerns about a child that is between birth and two years, nine months of age, call the
Arizona Early Intervention Program
at (520) 325-6495 or (877) 222-5432.
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