High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Oct 16 1974, Page 89

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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Appropriations requested officials seek preschool testing Raleigh of the states education and human resources agencies have their Way every child in North Carolina will be thoroughly tested by experts before entering kindergarten the 1975 general Assembly will be asked to provide million for the screening program and to make this testing a requirement for All children entering kindergarten full scale screening would not take place until 1978 the time when Public school kindergartens will be available to All children in the state kindergarten age group numbers around 85000 and is declining slight Lye Adi year further state officials estimate that Over half of these by Bill Noblitt association of Afu Moon dailies preschoolers receive no medical care or health screening from private this Means that entry into kindergarten for roughly 43 000 children each year will be their first and Only exposure to a trained person who might spot emotional physical sensory mental or other factors which might hamper the Childs ability to learn and even the the kindergarten teacher is not equipped to spot All possible problems or to devise plans for handling them s human resources Sec Dayrld t Flaherty has set the comprehensive screening program for four Jearolds As his top priority in the department during the com ing two years already in anticipation of general Assembly consideration state officials have formed a close Liaison with the Volunteer parents and professionals for handicapped children to build a statewide network of people to support and work for the proposal the first step would be preliminary screening of All children in the state working toward the full scale testing program in 1978 Flaherty says the efforts will give us for the first time accurate information on the number of children who have some Type of emotional Beha Lorial development Fin motor skill or learning problem current Public and private school programs do not in clude any screening for such conditions and problems often Are not diagnosed until the child is older and More set into the patterns or until school failure takes place compiled with the screen ing program would be Early intervention Steps to bring into action the various governmental Aid programs from whatever source in an Effort to combat the problem before it progresses Flaherty said the screen ing system will use standardized testing and observation by experts in order to predict the presence of conditions based on that preliminary screening a More thorough diagnostic process would be used if a potential problem is indicated results of the screening would be shared with the parents with the Childs paediatrician and with the kindergarten teacher in All cases looking Forward to the need to provide More specialized programs both through human resources and in the schools state officials Are currently attempting to compile a Cen sus of children with special needs statewide a count the children drive now under Way involve an i depth study of 10 coun ties coupled with a statewide registration drive the week of october 2126 in which parents Are urged to Register at local schools any children with special learn ing problems resulting from this Effort will be some firm figures on which to build future need for particular programs Mehta receives Bruckner medal Linz Austria a the Bruckner society has awarded its 1974 Bruckner medal to Zubin Mehta music director of the los Angeles philharmonic the la philharmonic began its six week european tour by performing Anton Bruckner eighth symphony on his 150th birthday sept 4 in Royal High Potet Enterprise were today october ii if 1c in the second award of the u s air Force commendation medal was presented to sgt Carroll w Shore son of or and mrs Paul m Shore 920 Robinhood Road Thomasville in recent ceremonies at Peterson Field Colo sgt Shore a Legal service technician was cited for meritorious service in the of fice of the staff judge advocate for the 317th combat support group Pope fab no the sergeant now serves at Peterson Field Colo with a unit of the aerospace defense command he graduated in 1954 from Thomasville High school his wife Betty is the daughter of Minnie Napier 1175 Stuper ave Columbus Ohio Little Rock fab Ark is the new assignment of air Force it col Robert e Johnson or whose wife Inez is the daughter of mrs Nellie h Page of Wilson col Johnson an executive officer and navigator was assigned to Little Rock from Nakhson phanom Royal thai fab Thailand he will be working with the 16th tac Airlift training Squadron the colonel a Veteran of world War ii the korean War has served in Vietnam he was commissioned in 1944 through the aviation Cadet program and holds the aeronautical rating of master navigator a 1939 graduate of Asheboro High school he attended n c state univer sity the University of Maryland and the University of Colorado our Pride Plain or 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