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Eligibility Requirements

Infants and Toddlers (Birth to 3 years of age) who have:

  • A 25% delay or a standard score of 1.5 standard deviations below the mean. This equals a standard score of 78 or below on most educational or developmental tests.
  • A specialist’s determination that there is a delay even though it doesn’t show up on the assessment (called Informed Clinical Opinion).
  • Known physical or mental conditions which have a high probability for developmental delays.

If your son or daughter is not eligible for early intervention, they may still be eligible for tracking services. Children eligible for that service are:

  • Under 3 1/2 pounds at birth
  • Cared for in neonatal intensive care unit
  • Born to chemically dependent mother
  • Seriously abused or neglected
  • Confirmed to have dangerous levels of lead poisoning

Preschool children (age 3 to less than school age) who have:

  • A 25% delay or a standard score of 1.5 standard deviations below the mean. This equals a standard score of 78 or below on most educational or developmental tests.
  • Identified as a child with a disability (see 34 CFR § 300.8).
  • Child must also be in need of special education and related services in order to be eligible for early intervention services.

Contact CONNECT or Your Local EI Office

CONNECT Helpline
1-800-692-7288
connectpa.net

Berks County
Call Service Access and Management at (610) 236-0530
sam-inc.org/pa/Services/early-intervention-ei-supports-coordination.html

Lehigh County
(610) 782-3125
lehighcounty.org/Departments/Human-Services/Early-Intervention

Montgomery County
(610) 277-7176
montcopa.org/745/Early-Intervention

An intake representative will assist you by asking some questions and, if needed, will schedule a free evaluation of your child.

If your child qualifies for Early Intervention Services, request K & S Therapies, Inc. as your provider. We look forward to serving you and your family.