Screening and Assessment in Head Start, Head Start Bulletin #70

Screening and Assessment in Head Start, Head Start Bulletin #70

Initial screening of children, as mandated by the Head Start Program Performance Standards, is carried out to identify evidence of developmental, sensory, or behavioral disabilities. Teachers and disabilities specialists will value this discussion on the process to identify strengths, learning needs, and support that a child requires. Key concepts and guidelines are discussed in this issue of the journal.



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