Early Childhood Services

Home and/or school based programs are provided for preschool children who are in need of assistance due to:

  • Speech and language delays
  • Gross and fine motor delays
  • Cognitive delays
  • Socialization and adaptive behavioral difficulties


Direct Services Include:

  • Annual screening of preschool children in the Cooperative area to assess hearing, social, speech and language, vision, cognitive, gross and fine motor development.
  • Assessing and determining individual children's abilities and disabilities.
  • Developing and implementing educational plans for children in need of assistance.
  • Using teaching strategies to assist children in the Early Childhood classroom and/or at home.


Child Find Services:
Developing a systematic process for screening, observing, referring, and evaluating children in need of special assistance due to:

  • Delayed development in the areas of: motor, speech, language, cognitive concepts, socialization, and self care
  • Hearing
  • Vision
  • Health/physical development