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366 E. Brundage Street
Sheridan, WY 82801
(307) 672-6610
(307) 674-5947 fax

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1 N. DeSmet Avenue
Buffalo, WY 82834
(307) 684-9271
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Free Screenings


Early childhood screening is a process used to identify potential delays or developmental needs in young children. Research shows that early screening and intervention greatly improve a child's
positive growth and development. 

No Cost - Free screenings for children age birth through 5 years. CDC staff screen for age appropriate development in:



Communication - The ability to use and understand language.

General stages of development:

  • Babbling by 12 months of age 
  • Two-word spontaneous phrases by 24 months of age
  • Five to six word sentences by 4 years of age

Cognition - The ability to understand cause and effect and to problem solve.

General stages of development:

  • Participate in imitative play by 18 months of age
  • Imitate circular drawing by 4 years of age
  • Identify colors or letters by 5 years of age

Fine and Gross Motor - The ability to use large and small muscles for movement, balance, reaching, and grasping.

General stages of development:

  • Intentional hold and release of an item by 24 months of age
  • Walk up and down stairs without assistance by 3 years of age
  • Hop and stand on one foot for 2 seconds by 5 years of age

Hearing - Assessment of middle ear function as well as detection of sounds.

Vision - Screens eye health and potential vision problems.

Screen for Success

Stages of Development Resources

Screen For Success