Spectrum Preschool Program Screening

Who:   Calling all three and four year olds 

What: Developmental screening 

When: Tuesday, March 30, 2020

Where: Thomasboro Grade School 

                 201 North Phillips St.

  Thomasboro, IL 61878

Contact: Jennifer Hastings, Spectrum Administrator

hastingsj@rccsec.org or 217-469-2291 ex. 126


Commonly Asked Questions

  1. What is a developmental screening? A developmental screening is a play based assessment designed to identify problems or delays during normal childhood development. Results allow for improved outcomes due to early implementation of treatment.

  1. What should I expect? Your child will rotate through several stations where their skills will be assessed in the areas of motor movement, concepts, and speech. You will participate in a parent interview and complete two questionnaires. 

  1. What do I need to bring? You do not need to bring along  any paperwork such as birth certificates or shot records. If eligible you will be asked to provide these things for registration. 

  1. What happens next?  Following the assessment, the team confers on results and makes recommendations. If a delay is present, a decision for further testing may be made. Children enter the Spectrum program at all achievement levels. You may be offered placement or put on a waiting list depending on program occupancy. Results are available within one week via mail.