The Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8 Preschool Early Intervention Program identifies and provides early intervention special education services to eligible young children who must meet the following criteria.
The process of determining that a child has a developmental delay usually begins with:
Children who are eligible for Preschool Early Intervention Programs and Services are determined by the multidisciplinary team and the child's family who develop an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
Preschool Early Intervention services for eligible young children are provided at no cost to the family.
|Specialized Instruction||Occupational Therapy|
|Speech and Language Therapy||Physical Therapy|
|Hearing Impaired Support|
|Vision Impaired Support|
|Orientation and Mobility|
|Social Work Services|
The Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8 offers a continuum of educational placement options including:
Our staff is committed to providing quality programs and services that target children's challenges while building on their strengths to achieve optimal success in their development and learning. The success of our program would not be complete without the active support and collaboration of parents in their child's learning.
Parents can make a referral by contacting Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8
Preschool Early Intervention Program:
Monday through Friday - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Referrals can also be made by an Infant/Toddler Early Intervention Service Coordinator. For children over the age of 5 and are enrolled in a school-age program, please contact your school district.