Planning for Early Intervention During COVID-19


The Bureau of Early Intervention has created a team of stakeholders, including families, to develop a plan for early intervention during COVID-19. The purpose of the plan is to ensure the safety of families while also ensuring access to early intervention services. For more weekly updates about the workgroup, see

Currently, families have three ways to receive early intervention services: in-person, live video visits, and phone consultation. For more information about each option:

  • Watch this webinar about early intervention

Regarding the live video visits, if you need technology (e.g., devices, Internet access), you may consider:

Originally written for the Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse Newsletter:  Fall 2020