Early Intervention Services

If you have a child under the age of three who is showing signs of developmental delay, you may need to request early intervention services. Early Intervention Services are free to the family and help the child develop better. They also reduce the risks of developing health issues and infectious diseases.

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Early Intervention Services include a range of supports, including evaluation, therapies, home visits, and play group. These services provide frequent skill building opportunities, enabling children to improve their ability to reach their full potential.

To learn more about services available in your area, call your local Early Intervention Program. A service coordinator will assist you in navigating the system and will help you choose a provider.

After an initial assessment, a team of professionals will determine whether your child meets the criteria for Early Intervention. Based on your child’s needs, your service provider will write an Individualized Family Service Plan. This plan will detail what services your child will receive, when they will be offered, and who will deliver them.

Your Individualized Family Service Plan must be in place for at least 45 days from the date of the referral. During this time, your service provider will work with you to set up and complete your evaluation appointments. You will also be asked to attend an annual Individualized Family Service Planning meeting.

Parents should contact their state’s Early Intervention program to request an evaluation. The evaluation will be free and the results will help to identify whether your child qualifies for Early Intervention.

Carolina Behavior & Beyond
214 W Main St, Lexington, SC 29072, United States
Phone: +18039574482

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