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Free Hearing, Vision, Speech, and Academic Screenings

The program is designed to assist families and children who need special services. The purpose of the preschool program for children with special needs is to provide early intervention which may prevent some developmental disabilities from becoming more severe. Services are offered to preschool children ages 3 to 5 and special education services to students ages 6 to 21.  If your child is eligible, services will be arranged.  All services are free and available to you if your child is 3-5 years old and you can answer “yes” to any of the following statements:

· Does not talk

· Has  limited vocabulary

· Cannot drink from a cup

· Cannot feed self

· Does not say words clearly

· Does not follow simple commands

· Does not play with other children

· Can not hold a crayon or pencil

For additional information, please contact the Fairfield County School District by calling (803) 635-4607 or email Kay Hensley (Khensley@fairfield1.org) or Terria Watts (twatts@fairfield1.org).