Rita Fortney and Carole Wilson, speech therapists for Tucker County Schools; Beverly Price, RESA speech therapist; and Dr. LuAnn Hendershot, RESA audiologist; will conduct hearing, speech and language screenings in school this fall. Hearing screenings are scheduled to take place on Oct. 12-13 and Nov. 14.
Students who will be screened are: All students entering school for the first time who have not been screened at school; all students who failed hearing or speech screenings last year; and any teacher referrals. Each must have written parental permission.
Parents will be notified if any student should fail the screenings.
Those who do not wish their child to be tested must contact their respective school in writing. For additional information, call Tucker Valley Elementary Middle School at 304-478-3606; Davis Thomas Elementary Middle School at 304-463-4422; and Tucker County High School at 304-478-2651.