Early Intervention and CPSE Services
The Early Intervention Program (EIP) is a public program for children under the age of three who are either suspected of having or at risk for developmental delays or disabilities. Potentially eligible children must be referred to the county program (800) 522-5006 to receive EIP services. EIP is funded by NYS and county governments. All EIP services are provided at no cost to parents. Health insurance may be used for approved services. A child's eligibility for the program can be determined only by stateapproved evaluated under contract, and all services must be authorized by the county.
The municipality will arrange for service providers, considering the individual needs of the child and family, to deliver services authorized by the municipality.
When early intervention services are delivered in child care settings or community locations that require a fee, the parent is responsible for paying any associated costs with such access to child care or community locations.
A Head Start
Provides bilingual services for infants and toddlers under the age of three, who have or are at risk of having developmental delays. The Early Intervention Program provides evaluations, service coordination and treatment at the child’s home, the Agecny’s facility or the child’s natural setting. Services are offered anywhere the child is safe and comfortable.
Are you concerned that your child is not meeting the following developmental milestones or has been diagnosed with autism, PDD, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Spina Bifida?
Gross Motor: Using large groups of muscles to sit, stand, walk, run, keeping balance, and changing positions.
Fine Motor: Using hands to be able to eat, draw, dress, play, write, and do many other things.
Language: Speaking, using body language and gestures, communicating, and understanding what others say.
Cognitive: Thinking skills: including learning, understanding, problem-solving, reasoning, and remembering.
Social: Interacting with others, having relationships with family, friends, and teachers, cooperating, and responding to the feelings of others
Services Include: Service Coordination - assist in locating contracted agnecies to provide agreed upon services monitor the delivery of services to ensure the service plan’s outcomes are being met meet with families a minimum of every 6 months to ensure families needs and goals are being met assist with tranisitioning process for CPSE or other services.
Family Support and Counseling
Arrangments for Assistive Technology