PPCD: Public School Services for Children Ages 3 through 5

Learn about services children 3 through 5 can get through the Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD).

Choices After Your Child Leaves ECI

If your child is receiving ECI services, you have options for her care and services once she turns 3.

Head Start Services for Children 3 to 5

Learn about the services Head Start provides for 3- to 5-year-old children with disabilities, and their families.

DARS Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Services

Learn about these key services for families of children with disabilities and developmental delays from birth to age three, and how to get them.

Early Head Start Services for Infants and Toddlers

Learn about Early Head Start and the services it offers.

Home Health Services

When your child needs help due to a medical issue, home health services may be the answer.

Pre-kindergarten: Application & Eligibility

Find out if your child can attend prekindergarten (pre-k) and who to contact for this service.

Special Education Services in Kindergarten

Learn how to request a special education evaluation for a child who is beginning or already in kindergarten, and how the process of getting services works.

Transitioning from Home to PPCD

Learn how to plan a smooth transition from home to PPCD.

Is Charter School Right for Your Child?

There are some charter schools for preschool-aged children. They may be an option for you.

Least Restrictive Environments (LRE’S) for PPCD

Choosing the right learning environment is important to help your child get the most from PPCD.

Special Education: The Referral and Evaluation Process

An overview of what happens when you refer your child to be evaluated for special education services.

Going from ECI to PPCD

Learn how ECI will help you with the transition into PPCD.

Transitioning Out of Early Head Start

Make a smooth transition after you and your child leave Early Head Start.

Public School and ECI Services for Infants and Toddlers with Visual Impairments and Hearing Loss

Information about how public schools work with Early Childhood Intervention to serve infants and toddlers who have vision impairment, hearing loss, or deafblindness.

Leaving NICU for Home

Learn how to make the move from the hospital to home easier.

ECI Services for Children from Birth to 3

You’re home from the hospital, but your child still needs help. Here’s what ECI can provide.

Understanding the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)

Read about the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

Education Services for Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Resources and information about programs and services for families with young children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Getting Started with Private Therapy

Here’s what you need to know about getting in-home private therapy services for your child.

Learn about Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

Learn tips for arranging to get Durable Medical Equipment for your child.