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Child development screening event set
PETAL, Miss. -- The Early Years Network: Special Needs program is hosting a free Developmental Screening Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 18 in Forrest County.
A team of early childhood specialists with the network’s special needs program will conduct screenings at the Petal School District Center for Families and Children, located at 201 West Central Avenue in Petal.
Children 6 months to 5 years will be checked for age-specific physical and educational milestones at no cost to parents.
The screening is ideal for children whose parents, physicians, child care providers or pre-K teachers have concerns regarding developmental milestones. To register, call Leslie LaVergne at 601-266-6225.
The Early Years Network is a system of support services with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and its partners. It receives funding from the Mississippi Department of Human Services Division of Early Childhood Care and Development.