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Early Intervention, Then and Now (Updated March 2014) (Center for Parent Information & Resources, CPIR)


Early intervention services are designed to address the developmental needs of eligible infants and toddlers with disabilities, ages birth to the third birthday, and their families. Early intervention is authorized by Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).


Developmental Delay Early Childhood Early Intervention Federal Laws Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) Individualized Education Program (IEP) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Parent/Family Professional Resources