Who is Eligible for Birth to Three Services?

Most of the infants and toddlers served by Birth to Three qualify for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). These children have at least a 25% delay in one or more developmental areas:

  • Cognitive—ability to learn and how the child learns
  • Physical—ability to move, see and hear
  • Communication—ability to understand language and express needs
  • Social or Emotional—ability to relate with others
  • Adaptive Skills—ability to dress, eat and take care of self