Mumps Outbreak – Be Aware

Washington State is experiencing a Mumps outbreak. Here are some important facts about Mumps, some preventative measures, what to do if a family member gets Mumps and the counties that are hardest hit. The following information is from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases: What is Mumps? Mumps is an acute viral disease that is Read More

Developmental Screening (Birth to Three and Medically needed developmental screening)

What is Developmental Screening? Developmental screening is the practice of systematically looking for and monitoring signs that a young child may be delayed in one or more areas of development. Screening is not meant to establish a diagnosis for the child, but rather to help professionals and families determine whether more in-depth assessment is the Read More

Child Find: What Parents Need to Know

What is Child Find? Child Find is part of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA, Part C).  It requires states to identify, locate, and screen all children with disabilities, between the ages of birth to 21, who are in need of early intervention or special education services. States do this through all public schools in Read More