Need help finding assistance near you? The information below can help you locate a variety of local resources.
- Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (PDF)
Family-to-Family Health Information Centers are non-profit, family-staffed organizations that help families of children and youth with special health care needs and the professionals who serve them
- Early Intervention programs Visit disclaimer page by state
- Early Intervention Program (Part C) Visit disclaimer page and Preschool Grants Program (Section 619) Visit disclaimer page contact information by state and territory
Part C and Section 619 are components of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.
- Training and information for parents and caregivers of infants, toddlers and children with disabilities Visit disclaimer page
Information for parents and people who work with parents to enable them to participate more fully and effectively with professionals in meeting the educational needs of their children with disabilities.
- University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service (UCEDDs)
Several UCEDDs across the nation provide early childhood assessment services to assist with determining whether a child has a disability. If a child is screened and is considered to be at risk, the UCEDD could assist with further assessment of the child.
- Maternal and Child Health Hotlines
- 1-800-311-BABY (1-800-311-2229)
- 1-800-504-7081 (For information in Spanish)
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