Early Intervention

The purpose of the Early Intervention Program is to assist families in achieving positive outcomes for babies and toddlers with developmental delays.

  • Serves children ages zero to three.
  • Services and evaluations are provided at no direct cost to families.
  • Families participate in a Multi-Disciplinary Evaluation to determine eligibility. Children will be evaluated in five core areas: cognition, communication, social-emotional, physical, and adaptive skills.
  • Children with certain diagnosis are automatically eligible.
  • A Service Coordinator assists the family throughout the process.
  • Services available in Columbia County include speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and special education.
  • Services are provided in the natural environment (ie: home or daycare).