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Let’s Talk! Speech, Hearing, and Language Screenings

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Click here to download a speech, hearing, and language screening form.

Montessori Community School will be holding speech and language screenings Thursday, September 10th. The screenings will be a general, brief measure of your child’s speech and language skills in order to determine if further speech and language evaluations are needed. Screenings are appropriate for students of all ages.

Please return form and check made payable to Let’s Talk should be submitted to MCS by Wednesday, September 9th. 
The Speech and language screenings will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. After the completion of the screening, Let’s Talk will identify if there are concerns regarding your child’s speech and language skills. A note will be sent home with your child regarding the results of the screening assessments and if further assessment is warranted.

You might consider having your child’s speech and language screened if your child shows one or more of the following:

Your child has chronic ear infections.
You and others have a hard time understanding your child’s speech.
Your child’s speech is less intelligible than their peers.
Your child does not combine 2 – 5 words in their speech.
You suspect your child may have a fluency disorder: stuttering.
Your child has difficulty asking and answering “wh” questions.
Your child becomes easily frustrated when trying to tell you something.
Your child has a difficult time learning and using new concepts and vocabulary.
See www/ for more in-depth information on speech and language delay warning signs