Early Intervention Program

Early Intervention Daycare Service


Early Intervention Program/Daycare


The early intervention program , which falls under the auspices of the Department of Health, is designed to empower parents to seek services for their young child who may be experiencing a delay in one or more developmental domains (Cognitive, Communication, Physical, Social-Emotional, and Adaptive Behavior). The Early Intervention program serves eligible children from birth through three years of age in natural environments. Evaluations are performed at a variety of times and locations to fit the needs of the parents.

Persons Served:

Children ranging from birth until they are eligible for transition into the preschool special education program who meet the Department of Health’s eligibility criteria for classification as a child with a developmental delay

Service Available:

  • Developmental Toddler Group
  • Speech Therapy; Occupational Therapy; Physical Therapy
  • Special Instruction by a Special Education Teacher
  • Transportation
  • Screening Services
  • Multi-disciplinary Evaluation Services
  • Health Services
  • Augmentative Communication
  • Assistive technology
  • Service Coordination
  • Parent Support
  • Transition Services

Exiting the Program:

A participant may leave the program when:

  • The family chooses not to participate in this purely voluntary program
  • The child transitions into the preschool age program
  • The child is no longer eligible due to age
  • The Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) team determines that the child no longer meets the Department of Health’s criteria as a “child with a developmental delay”
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