Early Intervention

Early intervention is intended for infants and toddlers who have a developmental delay or disability. Eligibility is determined by evaluating the child (with parents’ consent) to see if the little one does, in fact, have a delay in development or a disability. Eligible children can receive early intervention services from birth through the third birthday (and sometimes beyond).

Early Intervention What It Is and Why It Is Important

Early intervention services are intended to provide families who have children with developmental disabilities or delays with support and resources to maximize the child’s abilities, while respecting family decisions and cultures. Read More »

State Based Early Intervention Services

Contact or visit the National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities (NICHCY) http://nichcy.org/. Learn how else you can find early intervention services in your community.

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What is an IFSP?

After the child’s evaluation is complete and he or she is found eligible for early intervention services, the family and a team of providers will meet to develop a written plan for providing early intervention services to the child and the family. This plan is called the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP). Read More »