GROTON -- Boutwell Early Childhood Center will host preschool screenings Tuesday, Oct. 22, and Wednesday, Oct. 23.

The screenings are only for parents who have concerns about their child's development. Children between the ages of 3 and 5 will be screened. Parents with specific concerns about their child should call Boutwell at 978-448-2297 to schedule an appointment. Appointment hours are 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Screenings for speech and language, or how the child makes his or her needs and wants known to the world, will be done both days.

Screenings for development, or how the child processes information verbally, visually and using memory skills, will be done Oct. 22.

Screenings for occupational therapy and overall motor skills, or how children use their hands and move their hands and bodies, will be done Oct. 22 only.