Webster County
Health Department
Developmental Screening

Developmental Screening

723 1st Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: 515-573-4107
Fax: 515-955-1682
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Email: public_health@webstercountyia.org



Devlopmental Screening

Contact:  Tricia Nichols
515-573-4107

Program Information:  This is a program where trained staff at the health department can do a development screening by asking a series of questions that will assess the child.  At the end of the screening the questions are scored depending on the answers.  If the child scores at a certain level they may be referred to AEA (Early Access) for additional developmental evaluations. The child will not be referred to AEA without parent/guardian permission. A child can be screened/rescreened at different times between the ages of 2 months - 3 years. The parents/guardian will be provided with milestone activity sheets specific for their age of items they can work on with their children. Any child can be screened regardless of income.

 

 

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