Early Intervention Program
The New York State Early Intervention Program (EIP) is part of the national Early Intervention Program for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. First created by Congress in 1986 under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the EIP is administered by the New York State Department of Health through the Bureau of Early Intervention. In New York State, the Early Intervention Program is established in Article 25 of the Public Health Law and has been in effect since July 1, 1993.
To be eligible for developmental services, children must be under 3 years of age and have a confirmed disability or established developmental delay, as defined by the State, in one more more of the following areas of development: physical, cognitive, communication, social-emotional, and/or adaptive.
Contact the Family Health Services Coordinator at (518)648-6497 for further information