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CAPE MAY - Lower Township Elementary Schools are taking part in the CHILD FUND, a state-wide program to locate and provide for those children age 2 and a half to 5 years who may have physical, mental, or emotional difficulties. 

According to a release, screen, professional guidance, and an education program (if needed) are all available free of charge through the schools. 

These are possible signs of a special handicap: 

  • Child has trouble seeing people or objects 

  • Child has trouble hearing voices or other sounds 

  • Child is unusually quiet 

  • Child cannot pronounce words properly 

  • Child has particular health problem 

Those seeking further information should contact their schools. Call the Lower Township Elementary Schools, at (609) 884-9440, from at 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., or write to the supervisor of Special Services, Lower Township Elementary Schools, 905 Seashore Rd., Cape May, 08204. 

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