Southington Public Schools offers free preschool screening for parents who have concerns regarding their children’s development, speech and language and behavior. Our preschool speech/language pathologist and/or our preschool special education teacher will conduct the screening. Screening occurs the first Friday of every month September – May. Parents can download the Preschool Screening Request Form below or request one from Hatton School at 860-628-3377 x 300.
Preschool Integrated Program:
In accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, children at the age of 3 may be eligible to receive Special Education or Related Services. If you think your child may be eligible for these services, you may contact either Hatton Elementary School or the Special Education Office.
The Integrated Preschool program has typically developing children who serve as peer models for the students who require special education. Applications are available at the Board of Education, Special Education Coordinator’s Office or by calling 860-628-3200 x10332 to request an application by mail. Applications can also be downloaded below.
Preschool Program Application Form 2021-2022- Applications will be accepted starting January 4, 2021.
Families can download the free Sparkler app that can be used as a developmental screening tool, a source for activities to support healthy early childhood development and to assist parents with making connections with professionals.
Get started today: Download Sparkler from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. Use the code 1-6-0-0 to register in Connecticut. Pick Family/Familia as your group. Skip the “Provider Key,” and you’re in! Access the Ages & Stages Questionnaires® from home — or wherever you are — plus evidence-based and FUN do-together activities that you can play with your 0-5 year old to spark their growing heart, mind, body, and words!
Parents with concerns about their child’s development can request a free preschool screening by submitting the Preschool Speech/Developmental Screening Request Form found above.
Questions, please email the district at Catharine Goralski.