Schools ready to help kids with special needs

Do you have any concerns about your child’s speaking, getting along with other children, understanding, learning and paying attention, moving or playing, self-feeding, dressing or toileting, vision or hearing?

The Wellington Exempted Village School District provides information about educational programs for children with special needs; professional consultation for parents; screening and evaluations in the areas of communication, motor development, vision, hearing, and preschool readiness skills; assistance in placing children with special needs in appropriate exceptional student education programs; and other early intervention services.

Special education services are provided at no charge to parents for children who meet eligibility criteria from birth through age 21.

If you are concerned about your child, contact special education director Cory Runkle, 627 North Main St., Wellington.