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Free child developmental screenings Feb. 2 in Bellingham

Parents who would like to learn more about their child’s development can take them to a free developmental screening clinic for children ages birth to 5 on Monday, Feb. 2.

The clinic is presented free of charge by Bellingham School District and the Opportunity Council. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway.

The clinic gives parents a chance to speak with an early childhood specialist. Screenings can take up to an hour.

Children will be given a questionnaire designed to look at their development in communication, cognition, motor skills and social development. Specialists will also check vision and hearing.

For additional information about screening for ages 3 to 5, please call 360-676-6470, ext. 4408. For information about screening birth to 3, call 360-734-8396, ext. 409.

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