Parents As Teachers' March screenings packed

Friday, March 5, 2010 | 12:01 a.m. CST

COLUMBIA — The scene at the Parents As Teachers office Thursday afternoon was hectic, hot and raucous as 47 children, ages 6 months to 5 years, were screened for hearing and vision problems. The screenings were part of the program's free screening service, which is carried out along with the MU Department of Communication Science Disorders and the Missouri Lion's Eye Research Foundation.