Early Head Start:

Children, ages six weeks to three years, also receive the “Brigance Infant-Toddler Screen.” Any child needing further Early Childhood Intervention Program upon written permission from the parent. If the assessment results in a developmental delay of 25% or more in one area the Part-C/ Early Childhood Intervention program will arrange for the development of an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) to address the child’s individual and family needs. The Disability Specialist will assist the family throughout this process.

Head Start:

Children three to five years of age with suspected disabilities are referred to Local Education Agency Independent School District) once parental consent has been obtained. Services will be provided to address developmental needs through the implementation of an (IEP) Individual Educational Plan.