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.
Resident of the State of Texas, AND
Birth to age three, AND
Medically diagnosed condition
Children who have a medically diagnosed condition with a high probability of developmental delay are automatically
Developmental delay OR
Children 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
Children with auditory and/or vision concerns should be referred for eligibility determination.
Services provided to children who qualify may include:
Assistive Technology: Services & Devices
Early Identification, Screening & Assessment
Medical Services (diagnostic or evaluation services used to determine eligibility)
Social Work Services
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 www.dars.state.tx.us/ecis.