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EARLY CHILDHOOD CHILD FIND SCREENINGS

2021-2022

 

The Learning Cooperative of North Central Kansas will be conducting child find screenings for children ages 3-5 within the cooperative catchment area throughout the year to screen for potential delays in the areas of cognition, communication, fine/gross motor, and social skills.  Two options are available for screenings offered by our staff:

Option #1 – Children attending a school district preschool program

The Learning Cooperative of North Central Kansas will be conducting global screenings for all students attending a school district preschool in the following school districts on the following dates:

  • USD 108 Washington County - October 12, 2021
  • USD 109 Republic County - October 4, 2021
  • USD 224 Clifton-Clyde - October 13, 2021
  • USD 333 Concordia - October 5, 2021
  • USD 426 Pike Valley - October 7-8, 2021

These screenings will be conducted during the preschool day and if the child is currenlty enrolled in the district preschool no appointment will be necessary.

 

Option #2 – Children not attending a school district preschool program

If your child is experiencing difficulty in the developmental areas of hearing and vision, communication, gross and or fine motor, self-help, social-emotional, or cognitive skills, you may request a screening appointment at anytime by calling the LCNCK office at (785) 243-3294.

 

**Screenings on days that school has been cancelled due to weather or not being in session for any reason, will be rescheduled**

 

** If your child is birth to age 3 and you would like your child screened please contact OCCK at (785) 243-1977 **

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP)

Cunningham Telephone & Cable

 

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP) is a government program intended to help low-income households pay for broadband internet services.  The Program provides a monthly discount of up to $50 for eligible households.

This program is temporary and will end when the funds are exhausted or six months after the Department of Health and Human Services declares the end of the COVID-19 health emergency.

In order to qualify for the program, an eligible member of the household needs to meet or participate one of the following:

  •  
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
  • Has income that is at or below 135% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Free or reduced-price school breakfast/lunch program (including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision) in the 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 school year
  • Received a federal Pell Grant in the current award year
  • Experienced substantial documented loss of income due to job loss or furlough since February 29, 2020

How to Apply:

  1. Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org to apply online and to find participating providers near you.
  2. Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org to print off a mail-in application, and return it along with copies of documents showing proof of eligibility to:

Emergency Broadband Support Center
P.O. Box 7081
London, KY 40742

After receiving an eligibility determination, households can contact Cunningham Telephone and Cable to select an Emergency Broadband Benefit eligible service plan.