Is Your Child at Risk?

If you have concerns about your child's development, please contact Child Find. You may want to consider a screening if your child has difficulty in any of the following areas:


• Unable to locate or pick up small objects which have been dropped

• Holds his/her head in a strained or awkward position when trying to look at a particular person or object.

• Sometimes or always crosses one or both eyes


• By six months old, does not turn his/her face to the source of strange sounds or voices

• Has frequent ear aches or draining from the ears

• Talks in a very loud voice

• Always turns the same ear toward a sound he/she wishes to hear


• By age one, cannot say "Mama" and "Dada"

• By age two, cannot say the names of a few toys and people

• By age three, is not speaking in short sentences

• By age four, is unable to answer simple questions


• By age one, does not react to his/her name when called

• By age two, cannot identify and point to hair, eyes, ears, nose and mouth

• By age three, is unable to identify or sort by color, size or shape

• By age four, cannot answer questions like "What do you do when you are sleepy?" or "What do you do when you are hungry?"


• By nine months, is unable to sit up without support

• By 18 months, cannot walk around without assistance PLAYING

• by age one, does not play games such as waving "bye-bye," peek-a-boo or pat-a-cake

• by age two, does not imitate parents performing household chores

• by age three, does not know what toys can and cannot do, or cannot use toys appropriately

• by age four, does not like to, or does not know how to, play with other children HEALTH AND MEDICAL

• Has a physical condition that requires the daily use of a wheelchair, braces or other medical equipment

• Has a medical condition, such as severe asthma or seizures, which prevents participation in a typical preschool setting