58% of NYC’s youngest children don’t receive all of their Early Intervention services

58% of NYC’s youngest children don’t receive all of their Early Intervention services

The majority of New York City infants and toddlers who are eligible for specialized therapies have not received all of the support they’re entitled to, according to figures released Tuesday by the state comptroller.

From birth to age 3, children with developmental delays or disabilities are entitled to “Early Intervention,” a host of services that include speech and occupational therapy, or even psychological support.

But nearly 58% of New York City children who were eligible for those services did not receive all of the therapeutic support spelled out on the individualized plans, representing nearly 27,000 children.

Read the full article here: https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2023/2/28/23619555/nyc-early-intervention-services-disbilities-therapy-bronx

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