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Children with Special Needs

Early Intervention
The Early Intervention Program is voluntary and responsible for identifying, locating and tracking infants and toddlers, birth through two years of age who are considered at-risk for a developmental delay. Early Intervention also ensures that a multi-disciplinary evaluation is provided to children with a suspected or confirmed delay. Eligible children and their families receive services based on an individualized family service plan unique to each child’s developmental needs. Services are facilitated by a service coordinator provided at no cost to the family. 

Preschool Special Education Program
Otsego County is fiscally responsible for providing services to preschool children with disabilities ages 3-5 years. 

Evaluation and Education Services
Approved  New York State Education Department evaluator and service provider for special education (children 3 through 5 years of age).

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