If the results of screening suggest that further assessment may be necessary, you may choose to take the results to your local elementary school and ask that the results be considered by a screening committee. If warranted, the school may provide additional screening/testing at no charge to you. If you choose GMU to provide a comprehensive assessment, the cost of the screening will be deducted from the cost of the full assessment.
If you believe that your child has a significant delay, you may first wish to contact your local elementary school (for children 5 and older) or Childfind (for children 20 months to under 5) to ask about a developmental screening. If the school system deems it warranted, they may provide a screening and/or assessment at no charge.