Up until their third birthday, children are eligible for the early intervention system if they are experiencing significant developmental delays in one or more of the following domains:
also qualify for the early intervention system if they have a diagnosed physical
or mental disorder that puts them at high risk for developmental delay. Each
childs services in the early intervention system are outlined in a formal
document known as the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP), developed
jointly between the early intervention team members and the childs parents.