ELCPBC's Developmental Screening department administers the age-appropriate developmental screenings (ASQ-3 and ASQ-SE 2) for each child through our contracted child care providers on a semi-annual basis. Providers are then responsible for communicating to parents/guardians in writing, the results of each screening conducted. We believe that by identifying any developmental delays early on... parents and child care providers can work together to track a child’s progress and ensure any additional services are provided if necessary.
The School Readiness program requires that all children receiving School Readiness funds ranging in age from birth to five years-old be screened for their growth and development. Because your child’s first five years of life are crucial for his/her development, we want to help provide the best start for your child. As of March 31, 2021, we are completing all Developmental Screenings online via the new ASQ Online module of the Family Portal.
If a concern exists, parents/guardians are given the opportunity to have their child receive a more in-depth, FREE, comprehensive evaluation through a Healthy Beginnings referral to our community partner, HomeSafe. For more information about Healthy Beginnings Referrals and/or other local community resources relating to Special Needs, visit our Early Intervention and Inclusion Department page.