Definitions for "Early Intervention Services"
Services prided to the entire famile, however, eligibility is determined based upon the child's needs. To be eligible for services a child must be under the age of 3 years and have one of the following: (1) at least 25% delay in one or more of the following areas: cognitive, physical, communication, social or emotional, or adaptive/self-help skills; or (2) a diagnosed physical or medical condition that has a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay.
For cancellation purposes early intervention services as defined in section 672(2) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, are provided to infants and toddlers with disabilities.
Early Intervention services are services to identify and treat a problem or delay for infants and toddlers (infants to age two) and special education and related services provided to preschool children age 2 to 5. For more information concerning infants and toddlers go to: LD Online _development.html National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center for Early Childhood For more information concerning preschoolers go to: