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TANQUE VERDE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #13
DISABILITIES SCREENING FOR CHILDREN BIRTH-5
On a periodic basis, personnel from
the school district conduct a preschool screening at Tanque Verde Elementary
School, 2600 N. Fennimore Ave., Tucson, AZ 85749 for children from birth
through five years of age. The screening will be held on an appointment basis
and a limited number of reservations will be made for each screening date.
The district will provide direct
screening services for children who reside within its attendance boundaries. Verification of district residency will be
screening assistance will be provided in those areas which may require the
child to receive special education services. The areas screened will be vision, hearing, cognitive abilities, motor skills, speech and language, as well as social and self-help skills. We especially encourage participation by children under 3, as every
effort is made to provide any needed services by the third birthday.
If, after the screening, there is
reason to suspect a possible disability, information will be provided on
infant/toddler services or further evaluation by the school district for 3-5
Parents of 0-5 year-old children who would like more information or who would like to make a screening appointment are asked to contact Director of Student Services, Tiffany Hodge at (520)749-5751.