To help parents determine whether their child’s development is age appropriate, a free screening clinic for children from birth to 5 years old will be held at the United Methodist Church, 210 Soule St. in Dodge City.

The screening will be held Friday, Sept. 27, and appointments are necessary so the appropriate screening can be accomplished.

Areas that will be screened are concepts, motor skills, social development, speech, hearing, and vision with immunizations, physical and nutritional information also available.

Agencies participating in the clinic will be Arrowhead West Inc., Southwest Kansas Area Cooperative District, Compass Behavior Health and Dodge City USD 443.

The agencies involved will assist in the identification of any special needs a child may have and will assist in locating services to meet those needs.

To schedule an appointment, call 620-371-1061.

Spanish interpreters are available.

 

To contact the writer, email vmarshall@dodgeglobe.com.