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Free autism screening for young children

By Staff | Feb 18, 2021

In partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida offers a free monthly autism spectrum disorder screening for toddlers 18 months to 5 years of age.

The next screening will be held on Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pediatric Specialist Office, at 15901 Bass Road, Suite 102, Fort Myers.

The ASD screening is conducted by the children’s hospital. The screenings are administered by an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, who has extensive training and experience in typical child development and developmental disorders.

A physician referral is not required.

To schedule a screening or for more information, call 239-343-6838.