To be eligible, your child:
- Must be under 36 months,
- Have a physician’s diagnosis of a physical or mental condition that causes a developmental delay,
Have an identifiable developmental delay of 30% or more,
Be at risk of substantial developmental delay because of certain risk factors.
If you believe your child may be eligible for Illinois Early Intervention Program services…
- Call your local Child and Family Connections (CFC) office to arrange for an initial “intake” visit by a service coordinator at your home. He or she will schedule free evaluations of your child’s development. After your child is determined to be eligible, the service coordinator will serve as your personal contact through the entire time your child receives Illinois Early Intervention Program services.
If your child is determined to be ineligible for Illinois Early Intervention Program services…
- Your service coordinator will recommend alternative providers or resources.