*To enhance the development of infants and toddlers with disabilities, to minimize their potential for developmental delays and to recognize the significant brain development that occurs during the child’s first three years.
*To enhance capacity of families to meet the special needs of their infants and toddlers with disabilities.
What are Part C Intervention Services?
- Family training, counseling, and home visitsSpecial instruction
- Speech-language pathology and audiology services, and sign language and cued language services
- Occupational therapy
- Physical therapy
- Psychological services
- Services coordination
- Medical services as needed for diagnostic or evaluation purposes
- Early identification, screening, and assessment
- Health services necessary to enable participation in other services
- Social work services
- Vision services
- Assistive technology devices and services
- Transportation and related costs to facilitate participation
STEPS IN THE REACH PROCESS
- Refer Child – Call (620)229-8304
- Evaluation – 2 professionals from various disciplines, usually a Speech-Language Pathologist and an Early Childhood Special Education Teacher come to your home and evaluate your child’s functioning in the following areas: Speech and Language, Hearing, Vision, Gross and Fine Motor, Social, Cognition, and Self-Help.
- If the team determines your child is eligible for services, an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) will be developed to outline services specific to your child.
- Services will be provided consisting of relevant professionals providing strategies to parents and/or caregivers to work on the child’s developmental delays until they are no longer needed or until the child turns 3 years of age.
- Prior to turning 3, assistance to obtaining Part B services (typically preschool) is coordinated.