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Early Intervention
Early Intervention

Children aged 3 and Up:

Parents can call the childís school districtís main office for information on the available programs and services, or see below. All services are free. Services include a free developmental evaluation and intervention services, if a child qualifies based on an identified delay from the evaluation. A doctorís referral is not required, only a parentís concern for their childís development.

Spokane Public School District
509-354-6336
http://www2.spokaneschools.org/studentsupport/specialed/new/childfind.pdf

Central Valley School District
509-228-5500
http://www.cvsd.org/child_find_1.asp

Cheney School District
Kristi Thurston, Director of Special Education
559-4507

East Valley School District
Special Services Department
509-927-9511

Mead School District
Lynn Harding, Educational Specialist
465-7616
 

Children Birth through age 2:

The primary contact
for all families regardless of income is the Infant/Toddler Network
509- 324-1651
http://www.srhd.org/services/itn.asp

Family Resource Coordinators are free to families to connect them with services needed for their child. Free developmental screenings are also available.

Source:  Spokane Area Resources (as of June 2013)
Additional Resources

ECEAP/HeadStartInstitute for Extended Learning
3939 N Freya
Spokane, WA
509-533-4800
http://headstartprograms.org/detail/spokane_county_head_start_ecea_spokane_wa.html or http://www.iel.spokane.edu/LNB/find-child-care/headstart.aspx

Head Start

For places and phone numbers, go to
http://www.iel.spokane.edu/Locations/Head-Start-ECEAP.aspx