Primary referral sources may refer any child suspected of having a developmental delay.
Look at this developmental checklist.
A referral may be made by
Every child/family is assigned a service coordinator. A service coordinator’s job is to help the family understand Early Intervention. She will assure the family’s rights are protected. Forty-five calendar days from the date of referral, the evaluation process must be completed, unless the family is unable to meet this timeline.
The evaluation may take place in your home/daycare or it may take place in an office setting.
The evaluation/assessment process consists of:
At the end of this process, an evaluation report(s) will be completed.
To be eligible for services, the child must have at least a 25 percent delay in one developmental area or have a diagnosed condition that will result in developmental delay.
Possible evaluation tools (formal procedures) include:
Follow-up on a referral made by someone other than the parents:
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