BLaST Intermediate Unit 17 - Early Intervention Program - Early Intervention Services Lycoming County
BLaST Intermediate Unit 17 - Early Intervention Program
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Lycoming County United Way
Description of Service
Early Intervention Services offers family supports that help parents to increase their abilities to care for their children. They provide a variety of need-based services for eligible young children, ages 3 to 5, who are special needs, or suspected to be special needs, in the least restrictive environment, including:
Evaluation of child's development
Instruction in specialized classrooms
Related services, for example in the areas of speech, hearing, and vision, and assistance with psychological evaluations and assistive technology
In addition, they provide screenings upon request, and resources, training, and outreach programs for schools, preschools, colleges, and various agencies.
Contact BLaST Preschool Services to schedule an evaluation: 570-673-6001 Option 3.
Complete intake forms and return to BLaST IU #17.
These services are available to eligible children ages 3 to 5.
Services are provided when the Multi-Disciplinary Evaluation (MDE) team determines the child meets the eligibility criteria of a 25% dely in one (1) or more of the five (5) developmental areas AND demonstrates a need for specially designed instruction. Eligibility is determined according to the guidelines of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).