Changes to Child Development Services (CDS) System are Ahead

Significant changes to the Child Development Services (CDS) System are ahead with adoption of LD 1870. LD 1870 An Act To Reorganize the Provision of Services for Children with Disabilities from Birth to 5 Years of Age. The proposed changes means a shifting of responsibility for early intervention services for 3 - under 6 year …

CDS: Part B (ages 3 – 5)

Special Education services under Part B include: evaluations, development of individualized education plan, special instruction, identifications/eligibility, behavior consultation, and physical/speech and occupational therapies. What is the referral and evaluation process like for Part B? For children age 3 to school age 5, CDS has 45 days from the date it receives signed permission from the …

CDS: Part C Birth thru 2

What is Early Intervention PART C? Children birth to age 3 are served under Part C.Focus is on supporting the family, as well as the child.Early intervention (EI) refers to services available to assist infants and toddlers who have Developmental Delay. Delayed development can be in the domains of social/emotional, cognitive, adaptive, motor, or language. Services include: …

What is Child Development Services (CDS)?

There always seems to be questions about Child Development Services (CDS). What are the different Parts? What is the process? What is the timeline? What is covered?........... Experiencing these questions first hand, as providers ourselves, FCCAM has gathered information we will be providing through a series of posts on CDS. These informational posts should support us as …