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Texas Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) serves families with children birth to 36 months with developmental delays or disabilities. ECI provides family support and specialized services to strengthen the family’s ability to access resources and improve their child’s development through daily activities.

Eligibility Criteria

brighton-center-hand-onlyResident of the State of Texas, AND
brighton-center-hand-onlyBirth to age three, AND
brighton-center-hand-onlyMedically diagnosed condition
      Children who have a medically diagnosed condition with a high probability of developmental delay are automatically
      eligible for ECI services.  Review list of medical diagnoses:
brighton-center-hand-onlyDevelopmental delay OR
brighton-center-hand-onlyChildren who are delayed in one or more of the following areas of development:
Cognitive: difficulty with playing, learning and thinking
Motor: gross, fine and oral
Communication: limited understanding or responses in communicating with others
Social-emotional: attachment problems, limited parent/family interactions or behavior concerns
Self-help skills: feeding
brighton-center-hand-onlyChildren with auditory and/or vision concerns should be referred for eligibility determination.

Services Provided

Services provided to children who qualify may include:

brighton-center-hand-onlyAssistive Technology: Services & Devices
brighton-center-hand-onlyDevelopmental Services
brighton-center-hand-onlyEarly Identification, Screening & Assessment
brighton-center-hand-onlyFamily Counseling
brighton-center-hand-onlyFamily Education
brighton-center-hand-onlyMedical Services (diagnostic or evaluation services used to determine eligibility)
brighton-center-hand-onlyNursing Services
brighton-center-hand-onlyNutrition Services
brighton-center-hand-onlyOccupational Therapy
brighton-center-hand-onlyPhysical Therapy
brighton-center-hand-onlyPsychological Services
brighton-center-hand-onlyService Coordination
brighton-center-hand-onlySocial Work Services
brighton-center-hand-onlySpeech-Language Therapy
brighton-center-hand-onlyVision Services
brighton-center-hand-onlyTransitional Housing Program through Fundamental Foundations, provided by Lynd.

For more information

Watch this video to learn more about ECI services and how they can benefit your child and your family.


For more information call Brighton Center at 210-826-4492 or Call the DARS Inquiries Line at 1-800-628-5115 or the TDD/TTY Line at 1-866-581-9328 for people with a hearing impairment or visit the ECI web pages at



The support of our community allows Brighton to provide children with services they deserve! 

Thank you to our most recent funders for believing in Brighton!

Avnet Contributions Council
Capital Group Companies
GAC Halff Foundation
Gordon Hartman Family Foundation
The Greehey Family Foundation
The Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation
Junior League of San Antonio
Kronkosky Charitable Foundation
Methodist Health Care Ministries
Orsinger Foundation
Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union
San Antonio Area Foundation
Stumberg Trust
Sunrise Rotary Club
Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities
USAA Foundation
Valero Energy Foundation
Build A Bear Foundation

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Brighton Center

14207 Higgins Rd.
San Antonio, Texas 78217
(210)826-4492 Office
(210)826-7887 Fax

Hours of Operation

Office: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm
Bright Beginnings: 7:00am-6:00pm