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  http://www.wiu.edu/coehs/provider_connections/bureau/covid_info/index.php

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

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

Planning for Early Intervention During COVID-19