Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers - Luzerne Wyoming County MHDS Services
Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services
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PA 211 North East - PA 211 North East
Description of Service
Consists of services and supports designed to help families with children who have developmental delays or disabilities. Ages infants to 2 years old. Services can include: information about how children develop; parent or caregiver education; family supports; and developmental and instructional therapies. Early Intervention is individualized and provides supports to the child and family in the home or in the community.
Contact an Early Intervention Program Specialist at 570-831-7281.
Children from birth to 3 years with a developmental delay.Each child referred for an evaluation shall receive a timely, comprehensive MULTI-DISCIPLINARY EVALUATION(MDE) and a family-directed assessment of the needs of the child and family to assist with the child’s development. Infants and toddlers are eligible for Early Intervention if they score 25% or greater delay in at least one area of development; Medical condition or disease that puts the child at high risk for developmental delay or a clinician's determination, called informed clinical opinion, that a concern exists even though it is not indicated by an assessment.
Fees or Charges
Types of Fees
Early Intervention services and supports are provided with no insurance involvement and at no cost to the family.